Solanco FFA students earn Keystone Degrees

| January 13, 2014

High School - FFA Keystone WEBAt ceremonies at the recent State Farm Show in Harrisburg, three Solanco students received Keystone FFA Degrees, the highest degree awarded by the state to FFA members.

Solanco FFA students who received Keystone FFA Degrees are Victoria Grimm, Missy Speicher and Carly Bryant (left to right in photo), all seniors. The Keystone FFA Degree is awarded based on the student’s project program, leadership activities including office and committee assignments within FFA, FFA cooperative activities including chapter, county, regional, state and national activities, and school and community activities outside of FFA.

Victoria Grimm is the daughter Lisa Grimm of Drumore. Victoria’s supervised agricultural experience was lamb finishing, and her career development event was public speaking. Her favorite FFA activity is pet therapy, and she has served as FFA secretary and Lancaster County historian. She plans to attend York Technical Institute for culinary arts and pastry arts.

Missy Speicher is the daughter of Mike Speicher and Paula Harpster of Kirkwood. Her favorite FFA activities include the Solanco and Lampeter fairs. Her supervised agricultural experience was meat rabbits, and she plants to attend school to become a veterinarian technician.

Carly Bryant is the daughter of Gene and Betsy Bryant of Nottingham. She has been the reporter for FFA, and her favorite FFA activities include the national convention and Greenhand Night. Her supervised agricultural experience was market lambs. Carly’s career development event was veterinarian technician; she plans to attend a technical school to become a veterinarian technician.

For more information, email FFA Advisor Kelly Lichtley at

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Keith Kaufman is the Director of Community Relations for Solanco School District. 786-5617.

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