Mohawk FFA attends Ohio FFA State Convention

A total of seventeen current Mohawk FFA members attended the Ohio State Convention.  Those members include; Darby Walton, Jarred Shellhouse, Kevin Lonsway, Emily Daniel, Cassie Parsons, Kayla Draper, Somer Freeman, Lindsay Daniel, Dean Morter, Lydia Coliron, Megan Cleveland, Bri Thiery, Meghan Chaffee, Kelsea Fleming, Jana Baum, Paige Sigler and Morgan Edgington. Donovan Smith graduate from Mohawk High School also attended with the group.  Chaperones for the event were Sarah Criswell, Roger Daniel and Melissa Daniel.

Members attended a live concert staring Casey James and Aaron Kelly.  There were five session, each with key speakers.  Speakers include Christopher Coleman, Josh Shipp, Jeff Civillico, Wiley Bailey and Shelby Faulkner with her Retiring address as State President.

This year Mohawk had two proficiency award winners.  Lindsay Daniel won 1st in district and 2nd in state for her proficiency in Veterinary Medicine.  Donovan Smith also won 1st in district and 1st in state for his proficiency in Environmental Science and Natural Resources Management.  Emily Daniel received her State Degree and a Gold Rating for her Reporter’s book. Lindsay Daniel received a Gold Rating for her Treasurer’s Book. Mohawk FFA received a Gold Medal Chapter rating.

Perhaps the best news to report is the announcement of the 2013-2014 Ohio FFA State Officers.  Jarred Shellhouse’s hard work and dedication to FFA was evident when he was announced as the Ohio FFA State Treasurer.  This is a tremendous achievement and a great honor.

This was a great year for the Mohawk FFA Chapter, all attending Members grow at this year’s Ohio FFA State Convention. Some members grew by learning something new at the convention. Others grew by making new long lasting memories.  The convention was a great time of growing, learning and memories.

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