On June 25-27, 2018, student leaders from the Westminster High School FFA Chapter attended the 90th Maryland FFA convention.   While there, students competed in a variety of Leadership Development Events and Career Development Events. Highlights include:

  • Henry Brunnett – Maryland State FFA Degree recipient.  Maryland Star Farmer, the highest honor in Maryland for entrepreneurial FFA members. Gold medal in Agricultural Mechanics: Fabrication Proficiency and representative to the National Convention in this category.
  • Alyson Lillibridge – Maryland State FFA Degree recipient.  Gold medal in Dairy Placement Proficiency and representative to the National Convention in this category.  10th in Employment Skills Career Development Event and member of the WHS Veterinary Science Team.
  • Kaitlyn Martin - Maryland State FFA Degree recipient.  Gold medal in Sheep Placement Proficiency and representative to the National Convention in this category.
  • Michaela Bair – Maryland State FFA Degree recipient. 
  • Lesa Ramsburg – 2nd in Senior Prepared Public Speaking and member of the WHS Veterinary Science Team.
  • Avery Dull – 5th in Junior Prepared Public Speaking and member of the WHS Veterinary Science Team.
  • WHS Agricultural Knowledge Bowl Team – 2nd in Maryland.  Members were Henry Brunnett, Matt deLange, Rebecca Ellers, and Devin Mader.
  • Westminster High School FFA Hall of Chapters Display – 3rd in Maryland.

In addition to these events, members of the chapter participated in a variety of leadership workshops. FFA members were encouraged to leave a “Legacy” by the Maryland FFA State officer team. The Westminster FFA chapter is a leadership development organization affiliated with the Westminster High School Agricultural Education program. For more information or to support leadership development through Westminster High School FFA, please contact Aaron Geiman at adgeima@carrollk12.org or Emily Hester at echeste@carrollk12.org.

 

 

 

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