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6A--The Malakoff News, Thursday, May 7, 1981 O By ANN ROUNSAVALL State FFA vice-president Len Dingier was the speaker for the first Annual Cross Roads Member-Parent FFA Banquet held Thursday night, April 30, at the TP&L Youth Center in Trinidad: Dingier, a pre-dental major at Stephen F. Austin College, is a five year veteran of FFA. He outlined his "stepladder to success" for Cross Reads FFA'ers, including setting goals, developing physical strength, developing positive attitudes, dreaming dreams, and being yourself. Chapter officers opened the meeting for the banquet. Officers are Russell Giles, president; Shari Piper, vice president; D'Anua Groves, secretary; Lanee Wallace, treasurer; Louis Floyd, reporter; Fred Winston, sentinel; and Change Plugs- Adjust Timing- Adjust Carburetor and PVC valve Save Transmission Repairs -- Change Transmission Oil Filter - Make Necessary Adjustments- Road Test (350 Transmissions) 311 E. Tyler P Athens, 675-5115 GM Keep That Greet 6M Feeling S~I~ PARTS m=, .Morom rrson-mcN with genuine 6M Parts Tommy Barnett, advisor. Greenhand officers are Danny Hughes, president; Rene Leopard, vice president; Becky Henry, secretary; Rayland Sifers, treasurer; Kevin Hoelting, reporter; and Chris Hope, sentinel. Giles was awarded the Star Chapter Farmer Award, while Jeff Tunnell was awarded the Star Greenhand. Honorary Chapter Farmer Degree was awarded to Jerry Howell, owner of Dallas Hose and Supply in Dallas and R and J Supply Co. of Trinidad. Proficency Awards, presented to : those who have excelled in given fields, were presented to Lanee Wallace for Soil and Water Management; Steve Allen for Beef Production; Dewaine Cain for Swine Production; and to the grand champion Agricultural Mechanics team of Steve Allen, Dewaine Cain and Louis Floyd. CerUficates of appreciation were awarded to persons outside the chapter who have shown outstanding support and help. They were presented to Frank Upchurch, Michael Campbell, Citizens State Bank of Malakoff and employees of Curtis Mathes Mfg. Co. THE AWARD WINNING Agricultural Mechanics team from Cross Roads FFA was presented proficiency awards at the First Annual FFA Banquet held last Thursday. Members of the team, left to right, are Louis Floyd, Steve Allen and Dewaine Cain. The team had the Grand Champion ag project at the Henderson County Livestock Show last week and won another grand championship at the Kaufman County Livestock Show over the weekend. Making the presentation is Rene Leopard. (Staff photo by Ann Rounsavall) STAR CHAPTER FARMER Russell Giles from Cross Roads was FFA Award at the annual banquet Thursday night by Tracy Roun~ was presented the first Star Chapter Farmer Award for the Cross (Staff photo by Ann Rounsavall) Certificates of accomplishments were presented to Jerry Logan, Shari Piper and Lanee Wallace for FFA Quiz; to Louis Floyd for Public Speaking; to Dale Gilbert, Steve Allen and Stevie Cowan for Chapter Farmer Farm Skill; to Donna Norman, Mike Biggers, Rayland Sifers for Greenhand Farm Skill; and to Lanee Wallace, Jeff Tun- nell, Jay Whitney, Becky Henry and Shari Piper for Land Judging. Also, Mike Reed, Mike Biggers, Steve Allen, Fred Winston, Dewaine Cain, Louis Floyd, Russell Giles, Dale Gilbert, Tracy Rounsavall, Roy Clay and Dale Gilbert for Livestock Judging; to D'Anna Groves, Connie King, Russell Giles Louis Floyd, Fred Cain and Mike Reed for ducting; to Jeff Tunnell, Chris Hope, Matt Anding and Rene Greenhand Chapter David James for Mechanics. Mike Reed gave dinner and the welcome by their guests while Cha Tommy Barnett guests. Pydi Holmes music at the piano. Homestead Early American Misses $149 :, Reg. 7.49 A39617-4845 99 Michael Campbell, Citizens State Bank (accepted by Dennis Halter ployees of Curtis Mathes Mfg. Co. (accepted by Charles Cain) by Cross Roads FFA Thursday night. (Staff photo by Ann Rounsavall) if~ JEFF TUNNELL was awarded the Star Greenhand award at the FFA Banquet Thursday night. Making the presentation is 'l~ac) (Staff photo by Ann Rounsa vail) FERTILIZEIt FEED . SEED . SUPPLIES i 19 FARMERS & RANCHERS SUPPLY KENNETH LEWIS CkLL COLLECT 21 OWNER WEST HWY. 31, KERENS