VERSAILLES – At the Versailles FFA meeting on Nov. 18, three dedicated members were recognized at Versailles FFA Members of the month. They were Jon Gehret, Kaia Kruckeberg, and Lexie DeMange.
Gehret is the son of Brian and Cheryl Gehret. He has participated in meetings, nursing home visits, canned food drive, farm day, leadership night, State FFA Convention, National FFA Convention where he received his state degree, and many other events. He has participated in the Parli Pro, Poultry Judging, Outdoor Power, and Ag & Industrial Diagnostics CDE. His SAE consists of working at AL Smith Trucking through the Capstone Program and exhibiting poultry at Darke County Fair.
Kruckeberg is the daughter of Christine Grilliot and Brian Kruckeberg. She is a senior and first-year member of the Versailles FFA. She has also been actively involved in fruit sales, Youth Hunt, meetings, Young Ag Conference: The Next Step and multiple other activities. Kruckeberg spends her study halls in the ag department helping organized numerous activities which included the Young Ag Conference. Her SAE consists of working at the Fitness Factory.
DeMange is the daughter of Jake and Alyssa DeMange. She has participated in the Parli Pro and Food Science CDE. She has been actively involved in meetings, greenhouse open house, farm day, nursing home visits, soup and sandwich social, attended the Young Ag Conference: The Next Step, and canned food drive and many other activities. DeMange is the co-chair of the Community Interactions Committee and has been working hard organizing the local toy drive. Her SAE consists of growing strawberries and a garden.
Honorees received an FFA t-shirt and certificate for being recognized as a member of the month.