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Westminster resident elected vice president of state FFA officer team

A Westminster resident and Francis Scott Key FFA chapter member was elected to the Maryland FFA officer team, according to a news release from Maryland Agricultural Education Foundation.

The state officer team is responsible for planning and implementing leadership development opportunities to the 2,000 FFA members and 42 chapters throughout Maryland, the release said.

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The FFA is a youth organization for students to discover their talents through agricultural education.

The following members were elected on June 25 to serve as the 2021-2022 state officer team:

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President: Jayci Mitchell, Elkton. Mitchell is a member of the Cecil County School of Technology FFA Chapter. Her supervised agricultural experience program is in meat goat production. She plans on pursuing a career in agribusiness.

Vice president: Elsie McKenzie, Westminster. McKenzie is a member of the Francis Scott Key FFA Chapter and served as the Maryland FFA State Sentinel in 2020-2021. McKenzie’s supervised agricultural experience is diversified livestock production placement. Her career goal is to take over the operations of her family farm.

Secretary: Samantha Wilt, Grantsville. Wilt is a member of the North Garrett FFA Chapter. Her supervised agricultural experience is also in diversified livestock production placement. Her career goal is to stay in the agricultural industry either in diversified livestock production or becoming an agricultural educator.


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