Dozens of guests gathered at the 10th annual end of year banquet to celebrate the accomplishments of members of the Liberty Ranch High School FFA and to honor community supporters, advisors and others whose diligence and commitment to success enabled the department to continue building the successful FFA chapter.
Receiving proficiency awards were: Juston Plummer, Diversified Livestock Production, Beef Production-Entrepreneurship and Agriscience Research-Animal Systems; Chase Templeton, Equine Science; Danielle Jones, Breeding Goats and Veterinary Medicine; Jacob Warren, Swine Production; Shaina Ingram, Small Animal Production and Care; Cameron Hooper, Energy Systems; Trevor Denier, Dairy Production; Amalia Vasquez, Agriculture Education; and Alexis Lupton, Diversified Horticulture.
Three students represented Liberty Ranch FFA in Project Competition this year. The competition allows students with outstanding Supervised Agricultural Experiences (SAE) to compete against other members within the section. Receiving recognition were Trevor Schmiedt, Silver Award; Trevor Denier, Gold Award; and Danielle Jones, Gold Award, as well as Overall Best Presentation.
Receiving the Star Green Hand award was Braden Crosson and receiving the Star Chapter Farmer was Trevor Denier.
Receiving Certificates of Merit were Matt Lockie and Alexis Luptin.
Community members were given honorary membership to FFA for their support of the program. Those receiving recognition are: Tyler Blagg and Tracie Lockie.
New officers were installed at the event. The 2019-20 LRHS FFA officers are: president, Braden Crosson; vice president, Luke Powers; secretary, Hannah Dueker; treasurer, Teddy Lopez; reporter, Hannah Parker; sentinel, Jacob Warren; historian, Amalia Vasquez; and public relations, Trevor Denier.