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FFA competes in Indiana for Nationals

by Peyton Johnson, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, News, Showcase

On October 23, the Future Farmers of America (FFA) traveled to Indianapolis, Indiana for the FFA National Convention. Twenty students went to Nationals along with the advisors Mrs. Pat Beachy and Mr. Tom Hawthorne. There were over 62,000 members, ambassadors, and guests in total. The students attending natio...

#LanceroftheWeek: Barrel racing champion Jackey Hinkson aims for 14 seconds

#LanceroftheWeek: Barrel racing champion Jackey Hinkson aims for 14 seconds

by Peyton Johnson, Reporter

October 16, 2018


Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Fall 2018, Showcase

Senior Jackey Hinkson competitively barrel races for the Maryland Western Horse Association. She is a rising star on the youth circuit, completing the challenge in about 14 seconds. She practices 4 times a week in the summer and twice a week in the winter. In barrel racing, the contestants race ar...

45th Annual Community Show: Welty and Wolfe share FFA Ambassador honor

45th Annual Community Show: Welty and Wolfe share FFA Ambassador honor

by Cara Bond, Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Community Show 2018, Fall 2018, Showcase

From September 30 to October 2, the 45th Annual Linganore New Market Community Show was held. It showcased the talents of students in agricultural production and business. The Community Show was also sponsored by the Maryland Agricultural Fair Board, the Linganore and New Market Granges, the Linganore FFA, and the 4-H clubs in...

Concerts, animals and more at the Great Frederick Fair

Concerts, animals and more at the Great Frederick Fair

by Grace Gaydosh and Peyton Johnson

September 27, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, News

On September 14 - 23, 2018, the Great Frederick Fair hosted the annual agricultural contest for the 4-H/FFA. Students in the FFA showed animals such as swine, horses, and cattle. The Great Frederick Fair showcases success and has over 1,800 exhibits. It has a long history in Frederick County and celebrated its 156th fair this year. ...

Year 35: Hawthorne helps his students grow academically

Year 35: Hawthorne helps his students grow academically

by Jake Bolger, Reporter

November 21, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Veteran Teachers

Having worked at LHS for 35 years, Mr. Thomas Hawthorne is one of the most experienced teachers at Linganore. He leads the agriculture program. He began teaching at Linganore in 1981, and he teaches many of the agricultural science courses. "I enjoy playing farmer. I have cattle that I take care...

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