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FFA awards Greenhand Degrees

Waynesville FFA Chapter awarded 45 new members their Greenhand FFA Degree on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021.


The Greenhand Degree is awarded to first-year members of the FFA (Future Farmers of America) and is the first award that can be received. Each degree recipient was presented with a pin to be worn on their FFA jacket and a certificate of achievement.  

In order to receive the Greenhand FFA Degree, the members must be enrolled in an agriculture class, have plans for a supervised agricultural experience program, learn and explain the FFA creed, motto, salute, mission statement, code of ethics, and uses of the FFA jacket, colors and emblem, and demonstrated an understanding of the FFA's history, chapter constitution, and by-laws. The Greenhand FFA Degree is the first of four degrees that an FFA member can earn. 


The agriculture instructor is Emily Koch. 


The students earning the degree were (pictured) Joselyn Dewitt, Alaina Padgett, Keira Reigle, Alyssa Strom, Juliann Vega, Anthony Carpenter, Caden Cross, Briana Davis, Aidan Sanders, Chelsea Shelika, Cameron Stogner, Justin Zuber and Sienna Zuber.  Not pictured: Jason Anderson, Chiyori Bamberger, Ezekiel Barker, Kiley Black, Corbin Cole, Ian Fuentes Rodriguez, Ethan Guess, Michael Guess, Nathan Reed,  Addison Richard, Jam'on Rogers, Zander Rowell, Canaan Smith,  Jayda Wallace, Triston Wallace, Christopher Wellman, Alexis Williams, Bradley Bettencourt, Danika Carpenter, Michael Dowling, Kaydence Humphry, Nathan Jones, Giahnna Rice,, Mason Thompson, Jahir Tibbs, Hayden Waddell, Matthew Wilson, Daegan Woods, Samueal Zamiska and Gavyn Zeleznikar.


FFA students

FFA Students


Issued Jan. 6, 2022