The evening began with an invocation and lasagna dinner followed by previous State Vice President Lewis Mendive who addressed the assembly with an inspirational speech concerning the “ripple effect”.
Multiple members of the community were admitted as Honorary Members of the Diamond Mountain FFA chapter including: Chae Ensley, Justin and Debbie Skinner, Chris & Amy Jensen, Dan and Briana Brown, Donna Waltrip, Robert Hogan, and Kevin and Alice Nicholes. Several other awards and recognitions were presented as well.
Trevor Merritt and Megan Damele received checks from the Nevada FFA Association for earning Star State Farmer and State Proficiency Award respectively.
Senior Crystal Hubbard received the three FFA scholarships totaling $3500 while fellow classmate Shania Jensen received the National FFA scholarship for $1000. The night’s awards were concluded with Jake Jensen receiving Member of the Month. Finally, the highlight of the banquet took place as next year’s chapter officers were inducted.
Next year’s officer team is as follows: Blaze Hogan as Sentinel, Kallie Norris as Historian, Brendan Mears as Reporter, Nicholas Hornberger as Treasurer, Heather Lacovara as Secretary, Trevor Merritt as Vice President, and Gracie Damele as President.