POINT PLEASANT — Next week is FFA week across Mason County.
On Thursday, members from the FFA Mason County Career Center chapter were presented with a proclamation from Mayor Brian Billings and City Clerk Amber Tatterson, declaring it FFA Week in Point Pleasant Feb. 19-24.
FFA Officers at the presentation included Treasurer Hannah Taylor, Vice President Emily Keefer, President Cinthia Keefer, Secretary Alex Gibbs, Sentinel Jason Bechtle. Accompanying the officers were FFA Advisor Sam Nibert and Career Center Principal Cheryl Moore.
Taylor said FFA brings people together with Cinthia Keefer saying, the organization gets everyone involved in different projects, including meeting new people whether in Mason County or beyond. Gibbs said being a part of FFA is like being a part of a family, which includes not just current members but past members as well.
Nibert said the chapter has 68 members, including students from Point Pleasant High School and Wahama High School. Nibert added, the chapter will soon be looking at developing an ag program at Wahama, doing outreach at New Haven Elementary School to get kids interested in the FFA program.
Activities planned for next week are: Sunday, FFA member appreciation church service at Evans Church of God. Monday, Red, White and Blue Day, flag raising at 8:30 a.m., AG Olympics during lunch. Tuesday, Muck Boot and Camo Day, member recruitment at Roosevelt Elementary at 9 a.m., AG Olympics during lunch, member recruitment at Leon Elementary at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Farmer Day, Teacher Appreciation Lunch. Thursday, Emblem Day, member recruitment at Point Pleasant Junior High at 11:15 a.m., AG Olympics during lunch. Friday, Flannel Friday, member recruitment at Beale Elementary School at 8:45 a.m., AG Olympics during lunch, member recruitment at New Haven Elementary at 1:30 p.m.
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