ASHTON — The 15th Annual AFC FFA Chapter Banquet was held on Wednesday, April 20. Members and supporters were recognized throughout the banquet. Highlights included recognizing Illinois Foundation donors, Discovery Degree recipients, Greenhand Degree recipients, and Chapter Degree recipients.
Star Greenhand recipient was Elaina Harris and Star Chapter recipient was Rodney Ramirez. Five members, Luke Warner, Jay Long, Dan Hoffman, Brett Buhrow, and Jaynee Prestegaard are being recommended for their State FFA Degree.
Lexi Meurer and Addison Wetzel will be interviewing for their American FFA Degree. State FFA Vice President, Eliza Petry, a Rochelle native, gave the keynote address, Thank you to everyone who came out to support our program.
The AFC FFA will be hosting a Farmer's Market this summer. Dates for the market are June 4, July 2, and Aug. 13 from 4-7 p.m. at the tennis courts located at the high school in Ashton. (The August date is tentative depending on school construction). Anyone interested in being a vendor can fill out a Google form, which is located on the AFC FFA Facebook page or contact [email protected] to be emailed a copy. We are looking forward to a variety of vendors.