Hillsboro FFA Chapter holds annual Greenhand Night


On Nov. 16, the Hillsboro FFA Chapter held its annual Greenhand Night. At this banquet first-year members were presented with their Greenhand FFA Degree pin. This year, 23 members were recipients of this degree. In order to be eligible to receive the degree, members must be currently be enrolled in an agricultural class, have a satisfactory plan for a supervised agricultural experience, and exhibit knowledge the basic components of FFA such as FFA history, official colors, proper use of official dress, etc. The guest speaker was the Ohio State FFA President Ryan Mathews, who spoke to Greenhands and encouraged them to “set goals, and plan to achieve them.” Later in the program, six Greenhand members presented the FFA Creed which outlines the basic beliefs of FFA members. These students were Jonathan Hatfield, Rhen Williamson, Nick Lewis, Kelcie Thornburgh, Garrett Fannin and Zinny Adams. The banquet also consisted of a meal prepared and provided by the Hillsboro FFA and the Grover family. The meal included pulled pork, macaroni and cheese, green beans and cookies. Pictured is the Hillsboro FFA Officer Team with Greenhand members.


On Nov. 16, the Hillsboro FFA Chapter held its annual Greenhand Night. At this banquet first-year members were presented with their Greenhand FFA Degree pin. This year, 23 members were recipients of this degree. In order to be eligible to receive the degree, members must be currently be enrolled in an agricultural class, have a satisfactory plan for a supervised agricultural experience, and exhibit knowledge the basic components of FFA such as FFA history, official colors, proper use of official dress, etc. The guest speaker was the Ohio State FFA President Ryan Mathews, who spoke to Greenhands and encouraged them to “set goals, and plan to achieve them.” Later in the program, six Greenhand members presented the FFA Creed which outlines the basic beliefs of FFA members. These students were Jonathan Hatfield, Rhen Williamson, Nick Lewis, Kelcie Thornburgh, Garrett Fannin and Zinny Adams. The banquet also consisted of a meal prepared and provided by the Hillsboro FFA and the Grover family. The meal included pulled pork, macaroni and cheese, green beans and cookies. Pictured is the Hillsboro FFA Officer Team with Greenhand members.

On Nov. 16, the Hillsboro FFA Chapter held its annual Greenhand Night. At this banquet first-year members were presented with their Greenhand FFA Degree pin. This year, 23 members were recipients of this degree. In order to be eligible to receive the degree, members must be currently be enrolled in an agricultural class, have a satisfactory plan for a supervised agricultural experience, and exhibit knowledge the basic components of FFA such as FFA history, official colors, proper use of official dress, etc. The guest speaker was the Ohio State FFA President Ryan Mathews, who spoke to Greenhands and encouraged them to “set goals, and plan to achieve them.” Later in the program, six Greenhand members presented the FFA Creed which outlines the basic beliefs of FFA members. These students were Jonathan Hatfield, Rhen Williamson, Nick Lewis, Kelcie Thornburgh, Garrett Fannin and Zinny Adams. The banquet also consisted of a meal prepared and provided by the Hillsboro FFA and the Grover family. The meal included pulled pork, macaroni and cheese, green beans and cookies. Pictured is the Hillsboro FFA Officer Team with Greenhand members.
http://www.timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2017/11/web1_Greenhand-pic.jpgOn Nov. 16, the Hillsboro FFA Chapter held its annual Greenhand Night. At this banquet first-year members were presented with their Greenhand FFA Degree pin. This year, 23 members were recipients of this degree. In order to be eligible to receive the degree, members must be currently be enrolled in an agricultural class, have a satisfactory plan for a supervised agricultural experience, and exhibit knowledge the basic components of FFA such as FFA history, official colors, proper use of official dress, etc. The guest speaker was the Ohio State FFA President Ryan Mathews, who spoke to Greenhands and encouraged them to “set goals, and plan to achieve them.” Later in the program, six Greenhand members presented the FFA Creed which outlines the basic beliefs of FFA members. These students were Jonathan Hatfield, Rhen Williamson, Nick Lewis, Kelcie Thornburgh, Garrett Fannin and Zinny Adams. The banquet also consisted of a meal prepared and provided by the Hillsboro FFA and the Grover family. The meal included pulled pork, macaroni and cheese, green beans and cookies. Pictured is the Hillsboro FFA Officer Team with Greenhand members.