Local youth earn FFA awards


From left: Beth Allie, Kaci Ager, Whitney Clagg


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Kaci Ager, Beth Allie, and Whitney Clagg of the Gallipolis FFA Chapter have been named recipients of the highest degree awarded by the National FFA Organization, the American FFA Degree. The trio were recently awarded this prestigious degree at the 90th annual National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind.

Ager is the daughter of Kelly and Ann Ager and is a graduate of Gallia Academy High School. She was enrolled in agricultural education classes for 4 years. Kaci’s FFA activities include the following: Chapter President, Chapter Vice-President, Parliamentary Procedure, State Soils, State Forestry, State Livestock, State Ag Sales, 212/360 Leadership Conference, Mid-America Grasslands, MFE, Cooperative Education, Greenhand Camp, Ohio FFA Camp, Greenhand Quiz, Creed Speaking, State Leadership Night, Blood Drive, District Banquet, as well as State and National Conventions. Her supervised agricultural experiences included Market and Breeding Cattle, Firewood, and job placement for Hollybrook Farms and Bill Burleson. Kaci is currently attending the Ohio State University – ATI in Wooster, Ohio where she is majoring in animal science with a beef specialization.

Allie is the daughter of Mindy and Phillip Allie and is a graduate of Gallia Academy High School. She was enrolled in agricultural education classes for 4 years. Beth’s FFA actives include: Chapter Reporter, Chapter Sectary, State Forestry, State Equine, State Cooperative Education, State Ag Sales,212/360 Leadership Conference, Mid-America Grassland, Greenhand Camp, Greenhand Quiz, State Leadership Night, Blood Drive, District Banquet, as well as State and National Convention. Her supervised agricultural experiences included market hogs and job placement on the Foster Farm. Beth is currently attending the Ohio State University – ATI in Wooster, Ohio where she is majoring in Sustainable Agriculture.

Clagg is the daughter of Jeff and Jane Clagg. She is a graduate of Gallia Academy High School. She has been a part of FFA and Gallia Academy’s agricultural education classes for 4 years. Whitney’s FFA activities include the following: 2014-2015 Chapter Sentinel, 2015-2016 Chapter student advisor, Parliamentary Procedure, Rural soils, Forestry camp, Forestry CDE, FFA summer camp, 212/360 Leadership Conference, MFE, Leadership Night, Red Cross Blood Drives, District Banquet, National Convention, Cooperative Education, Greenhand Camp, Farm City Day, as well as Livestock competitions. Her supervised agricultural experiences were market and feeder cattle and market tobacco. Whitney is currently attending the Ohio State University – ATI in Wooster, Ohio where she is majoring in Agricultural Education.

Agricultural education is offered at Gallia Academy High School through the Gallia-Jackson-Vinton JVSD. Jerrod Ferguson and Katherine Dickson are the Gallipolis FFA advisors.

From left: Beth Allie, Kaci Ager, Whitney Clagg
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