Eight Penn Manor High School students are among the 40 students in Lancaster County who recently received their FFA Keystone Degrees during a ceremony at the Pennsylvania Farm Show.
Of nearly 7,000 Pennsylvania FFA members, only 3 to 4 percent each year qualify for a Keystone Degree. The honor is offered to high school seniors or graduates who have demonstrated leadership abilities and worked at least 300 hours in a supervised agricultural experience program and/or earned or productively invested at least $1,000.
The eight Penn Manor students who earned the degree all are members of Manor FFA. They are Aaron Breneman of Conestoga, Brad Groff of Columbia, Victoria Herr of Lancaster, Kayla Major of Lancaster, Hunter McVey of Holtwood, Katie Hess of Lancaster, Jesse Burkholder of Washington Boro and David Herr of Holtwood.