FFA spotlight


Hunter Metzker

Age: 18

School: Central High School

Family: Parents, Wes and Sherry Metzker; brother, Keller Metzker

FFA Chapter: Central Cove

Years involved with FFA: 4

Amount of time spent on FFA: Two periods of agriculture per day, plus time spent at jobs and caring for animals

FFA projects: Off-farm work experience (Keystate Ag Service) and on-farm work experience (Dry Creek Farm)

Favorite FFA activity: Livestock evaluation

FFA accomplishments: Placed 11th in State FFA Livestock Evaluation Contest; Greenhand, Chapter, Area FFA degrees; received State Keystone FFA Degree in January; public speaking competitions; Blair County Land Use Contest

Future goals/preparation: To obtain a career working for an agricultural business. FFA has helped me develop good time management

Special thanks: To my parents, Wes and Sherry, and my adviser, Mr. Tom Ritchey

Quote: “FFA teaches students responsibility and prepares them for the real world.”