Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

October 8, 2013

Float takes 2nd place

By Trey McCoy
The Daily Iowegian

---- — The Centerville FFA Chapter constructed a “tractor” float for the Pancake Day Parade on Sept. 29. The Pancake Day theme was “Ready, Set, Go” but the chapter did a spin off on that and used “Ready, Set, Grow” as the theme for their float. The FFA float was awarded second place.

The following FFA members helped with Pancake Day preparations as follows: Float builders: Arianna Litke, Hunter Moore, Trey McCoy, Katie Morris, Brett Bauman, Maranda Rupalo, Branson Bachman, Ashley Salstrand, Tanner Swarts, Bailee Cox, Karson Gonnerman, Creighton Mihalovich, Melissa Chapman, Hannah Sales, Taylor Lawson, Derrick Wray, Jessica Davis, Evelyn Rogers, Noah Coatney, Erissa McGill, Makayla Bauer and Josh Barber.

Pancake batter carriers were Evelyn Rogers, Melissa Chapman, Tristan Ballalatak, Keona McMahon, Danielle Shondel and Cheyenne Cole.

Safety Pups were Hunter Moore and Katie Bratz.

Float riders were Arianna Litke, Hunter Moore, Katie Morris, Trey McCoy, Maranda Rupalo, Brett Bauman, Ashley Salstrand, Melissa Chapman, Danielle Shondel, Evelyn Rogers, Erissa McGill, Bailee Cox, Tanner Swarts, Hannah Sales, Makayla Bauer, Katie Bratz,Tristan Ballalatak and their advisor, Elizebeth Gaskins.