Cumberland FFA Celebrates Successful Year
The Cumberland FFA Chapter celebrated the successes of its 60 members at the 2015 annual banquet held Friday, April 10th at Cumberland Middle School. Award highlights included: Outstanding 7th Grade Member, Kayla Whitehead; Outstanding 8th Grade Member, Dallas Bazewicz, Star Greenhand, Casi Stager, Outstanding 10th Grade Member, Lucas West; Outstanding 11th Grade Member, Tenley Hofer; Outstanding 12th Grade Member, Austin Butzler; Chapter Star Farmer, Lucas West; Chapter Star in Ag Placement, Jordan Malone; Honorary Chapter FFA Degree, Dr. Jeff Johnson of WITC; Distinguished Service Awards, Anna Weaver and Joan Schullo of Cumberland High School; State FFA Honors Band Participants, Carl Grenquist and Lucas West; Lloyd and Irene Nyhus Memorial Scholarship, Monica Stager and Austin Butzler; Matt and Melinda Broker Scholarship, Carl Grenquist; JJS Auto Body Clinic Scholarship, Dylan McClain; Roger Dutilly Scholarship, Carl Grenquist; Pinecrest Acres Scholarship, Taylor Larson and Brittni Kreifels; Koser Udder Farms Scholarship, Austin Butzler and Christine Bischoff; Frank and Pat Peichel Scholarship, Kayla Johnson and Jesse Chartraw; Louie’s Finer Meats Scholarship, Kayla Johnson and Christine Bischoff; Edna Gonske Memorial Scholarship, Faleesha Dickson; Norma D. Gonske Memorial Scholarship, Tommy Erickson; US Bank Scholarship, Carl Grenquist; Cumberland Federal Bank Scholarship, Christine Bischoff and Carl Grenquist; Seneca Foods Scholarship, Dylan Broome; and Top Fruit Sales Award, Lucas West.
New officers were installed for the 2015-2016 school year and include: President, Tenley Hofer; Vice President, Casi Stager; Secretary, Lucas West; Treasurer, Dallas Bazewicz; Reporter, Leah Brunberg; and Sentinel, Alec Koser.
Don Horstman, Vice Chair of the Farm Tech Days Executive Committee presented a check of $1,500 to the Cumberland FFA as a thank you for their volunteer efforts at Barron County’s Farm Technology Days.