Members of the FFA chapter at Clear Spring High School returned home recently with several medals from the 77th National FFA Convention in Louisville, Ky.
In all, the school sent six teams. Here are the results:
· A team, coached by ag teacher Susan Lowery, composed of Derek Hanes, Derrick Mundey, Robert Boden and Larry Hose placed 11th of the 38 teams in the Environmental/Natural Resources Career Development Event, winning a gold medal. In the individual competition, Boden won a gold medal and a $500 scholarship. Hanes and Hose won silver, and Mundey bronze.
· A team, coached by Lowery, composed of Steven Divelbiss, Paul Golden, Joel Fitz and Lindsay Shirk placed 14th among 40 teams in the Forestry Career Development Event, winning a silver medal. Individually, Divelbiss and Fitz won gold, and Golden and Shirk won silver.
· A team, coached by ag teacher Terrie Shank, composed of Wade Downey, Courtney Robinson, Sondra Lavigne and Shannon Yeargan placed 21st among 29 teams in the Agricultural Communications Career Development Event, winning a silver medal. Individually, Robinson, Lavigne and Yeargan won silver, and Downey won bronze.