Thursday, April 16, 2009

Alison Monkemeyer Wins District FFA Award

Newark High School Superintendent Pauline Berggren announces that Alison Loree Monkemeyer, Millbrook, a member of the Newark FFA Chapter of the Illinois Association of the FFA, was selected as District 2 FFA Award winner in Floriculture held Wednesday, March 18, 2009 at Joliet junior College. Alison is the daughter of Brian and Penny Monkemeyer from Millbrook. She was selected in a competition with 5 FFA members from District 2. District 2 is comprised of 5 agriculture sections in Northeast Illinois including 82 in 18 counties.
Winning the District 2 FFA Floriculture makes Alison eligible to compete in the State FFA Awards Contest at Urbana on April 4th, 2009. Steps to this award include Alison winning the chapter and Sectional FFA Floriculture Award. Other agriculture education and FFA honors won by Alison include receiving the Newark FFA Alumni Scholarship.
Alison placed 2nd at State on April 4th.
Joe Steffen is agriculture education and FFA Advisor at Newark Community High School.

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