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By Rebecca Neal,
On May 21 and 22, the Ava FFA chapter went to Branson to celebrate the end of the year by rewarding the most active FFA members with the Spring Participation Trip.
On Monday, the 24 members and advisors attended Silver Dollar City for the day. Monday night, the group stayed at Grand Country Inn and went to Splash Country.
On Tuesday, the group returned to Splash Country for a few hours and then went to the Branson Landing for shopping and lunch.
Members had a great time and enjoyed being rewarded for being active in FFA.
Those attending the trip were: James Elijah, Ciara Bray, Ashtin Stillings, Ashton Davis, Taylor McDonald, Kendra Schuster, Rebecca Neal, Katie Hicks, Cody Bellman-Hart, Colton Hall, Hannah Phinney, Esther Johnson, Tori Reagan, Deevala Rawlings, Augusta Rideeoutte, Brittney Dixon, Cheyenne Lafferty, Tailer Stofer, Courtney Wilson, Ryan Breshears, Lloyd Rideeoutte, Alicia Morpeth, George Cresson, Sam Robertson, and FFA advisors Tiffany Kauffman and Brent Lakey. Also attending were Mr. Lakey’s family and former FFA member and Ava High School graduate Tonya St. John.