Barnwarming at Chillicothe sets record for funds raised

Chillicothe FFA Barnwarming festivities Saturday included a dance, games, a hay tunnel, and a coronation ceremony.

This year’s 2016 Barnwarming King and Queen are the seniors Brady Bothwell and Kristina Hamilton. It also was described as record-setting in terms of money raised.

Chillicothe Senior Class candidates raised $17,508.60 which is an average of $416.87 per person.

Chillicothe’s Sophomore Class candidates: Carleigh Crawford and Garrett Cramer raised $15,766.24 with an average of $267.22 per person.

Chillicothe’s Junior Class candidates: Marley Anderson and Adler Marshall raised $8,662.00 with an average of $184.30 per person.

Chillicothe Freshman Class candidates: Lainie Cowan and Brock Gott raised $10, 949.57 with an average of $171.08 per person.

Chillicothe FFA raised $52,886.41 this year for the chapters operations, which averages $249.46 per member.

An adviser reported the collective efforts broke the previous record of $ 37,582.52 last year.

The senior class also broke the highest class average at $416.00 per person.

The previous record set in 2011 was $321.00

Chillicothe Barnwarming King and Queen Brady Bothwell, Kristina Hamilton
Chillicothe Barnwarming King and Queen Brady Bothwell, Kristina Hamilton

 

Chillicothe Barnwarming final candidates: B L to R - Brock Gott, Adler Marshall, Brady Bothwell, Garrett Cramer F L to R - Lainie Cowan, Marley Anderson, Kristina Hamilton, Carleigh Crawford
Chillicothe Barnwarming final candidates: Back row Left to Right – Brock Gott, Adler Marshall, Brady Bothwell, Garrett Cramer Front Row Left to Right – Lainie Cowan, Marley Anderson, Kristina Hamilton, Carleigh Crawford