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MV FFA Celebrates 50th Anniversary

On Tuesday, May 21st the Medina Valley FFA Chapter celebrated their 50th anniversary since chartered in 1969 by filling the room full of old FFA jackets and pictures to show the years of hard work and dedication. Joining in on this celebration were 280 members and guests. Along with awarding leadership, career, speaking, graduating seniors, livestock and ag mechanics awards, the FFA chapter earned a total of $8,400 in scholarships from the Medina Valley FFA Booster Club and the Ricks and Loessberg families.

The scholarships winners included
Eileen Zinsmeister, Morgan Edens, Taylor Bendele, Matthew Sapp, Sofia Lozano, Jensen Griffin, and Mason Forrest.

Supervised Agricultural Experience Awards:
Rabbits - Emily Boehme
Poultry - Blaze Brown
Swine - Logan Echtle
Equine - Savana Meyer
Cattle - Tori French
Commercial Cattle - McKenna Tschirhart
Goats - Lane Canada
Sheep - Kaleb Friesenhahn

Top FFA Member Grade Level Awards:
Freshman - Savannah Persyn
Sophomore - Amy Zinsmeister
Junior - Garrison Garza
Seniors - Morgan Edens & Eileen Zinsmeister

The Medina Valley FFA Chapter is thankful for all the love and support and is looking forward to another 50 years in the FFA.


FFA Officer Team

Medina Valley FFA 2019-2020 Officer Team: (left to right): Victoria Juarez, Ainsley Burns, Amy Zinsmeister, Garrison Garza, Olivia Garza, Savannah Persyn, Mckenna Tschirhart, Kenneth Henson, Leksi Martinez, and Tori French.

Scholarship Recipients

Jason Ricks Memorial Scholarship (left to right): Morgan Edens, Mrs. Clara Ricks, and Eileen Zinsmeister.

By: Victoria Juarez, Medina Valley FFA Reporter