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Adair County FFA holds Greenhand Ceremony

By Zowi Martin, FFA Member

On Tuesday, March 1, 2022, the Adair County FFA Chapter held its annual Greenhand Ceremony at the Adair County Extension Office. The meeting was opened by the Adair County Senior Officers conducting opening ceremonies. Next, the FFA Sweetheart, Shelby Bradshaw, gave an inspirational devotion and prayer. Tony Rose gave a welcome to the Extension office and told everyone to make themselves at home. Kelly Baird, State FFA Vice President, brought greetings on behalf of the Kentucky Association.

Forty Four freshmen were in attendance to receive their Greenhand Pin and Certificate.

The 2022 Adair County FFA Greenhand Candidates are:
  • Yesenia Barajas-Mendez
  • Payton Bell
  • Bella Blackaby
  • Trent Bottoms
  • Robbie Boutte
  • Brody Brock
  • Jaydah Brown
  • Zachary Burton
  • Brandon Castrejon
  • Mason Coffey
  • Elizabeth Coffey
  • Ty Cundiff
  • Konnor Dews
  • Merilyn Garcia-Rosas
  • Madison George
  • Gracie Gist
  • Zane Gist
  • Lauren Grant
  • Kayden Greene
  • Braxton Hadley
  • Halie Jeffries
  • Jagger Kemp
  • Piper Kemp
  • Zowi Martin
  • Grayson Maslen
  • Nathaniel Maynard
  • Peter Mendoza
  • Jayden Miller
  • Skyler Moss
  • Allie Murphy
  • Autumn Price
  • Logan Reliford
  • Kaylee Richard
  • Isaac Rodgers
  • Tristan Sinclair
  • Jayden Sparks
  • Gage Thorn
  • Jaxon Tucker
  • Kaden Wasson
  • Maddox Wilkerson
  • Jaylee Willis
  • Dillon Wilson
  • Jada Woolridge
  • Riley Yarberry

The FFA Creed and Quiz Contests were held and Piper Kemp was the winner of both contests. Students and parents heard from Katie Gaskins from the FSA office, talking about youth project loans. Leslie Streeval, representing the FFA Alumni, gave a brief talk about benefits of joining the Alumni.

After closing ceremonies, everyone enjoyed a cake and punch reception prepared by the Adair County FFA Junior Officers.

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FFA: Piper Kemp wins FFA Creed and Quiz contests

2022-03-03 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Zowi Martin.
Piper Kemp was the winner of both the FFA Creed and Quiz Contests. Pictured are Bailey Grider, Adair County FFA President, Piper Kemp, Kelly Baird, KY FFA Vice President, and Jonathan Pinkston, KY FFA President.

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