National Trail FFA for Life Team

Members of the National Trail FFA Chapter participated in the 2012 Preble County Relay for Life Walk on June 8th and 9th. Relay for Life is an annual activity for community members to help raise money for the American Cancer Society, and to come together to walk and help show cancer awareness. Members of the NT chapter walked all night, 18 hours, to help support the cause. This is the second year that our National Trail “FFA for Life” team has participated in Relay for Life. The number of walkers and donations by chapter members increased significantly this year. NT members raised $750.00 for the American Cancer Society with twenty-two members that walking in the relay.
Members that walked were: Brenden Waddle, Travis Simmons, Abbie Taylor, Kate Deaton, Allie Unger, Heather Brooks, Melanie Stowers, Tori Biser, Kari Cottingim, Sara Hollingsworth, Gerrit Anderson, Josh Baker, Casey Constable, Sam Eyler, Kara Gallaher, Emily Gross, Amy Hubbard, Natalie Morgan, Savannah Reece, Tessa Rhodus, Emilie Satterfield, Cara Williams.
NTFFA would also like to thank the chaperones that were there taking shifts for the night to help our chapter. Chaperones were: Rob and Bonnie Morgan, Carmen Eyler, Jeff and Jackie Barnes, Brian and Angie Rhodus, Bette Taylor, Joyce McKee and our FFA Advisor, Joe Slone, who was there for the entire Relay Event. According to Mr. Slone, chapter President, Brenden Waddle walked 16.5 hours out of the total 18 hours, way to go Brenden! Slone said, many of our FFA members walked multiple shifts during the night, and demonstrated their commitment for community service and their Cancer awareness.
National Trail’s FFA chapter is part of the Agricultural Education Program that is a satellite of the Miami Valley Career Technology Center.

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