Manor FFA members helped celebrate the inauguration of Gov. Tom Corbett Jan. 18,
Kaleb Long, the FFA president received an e-mail asking for some Penn Manor students to help out at the ball. The nine lucky students included in the invitation were Long, Margret Drumm, Camren Long, Caleb Hess, Aaron Steager, Evan Shoutzer, Jen Drumm, Katrina Reiff and Katie Hess. Two instructors, Carol Fay and Amanda Stoltzfus also were invited.
At the ball they helped out by taking coats and serving foods.
“It was really fun,” said sophomore Katrina Reiff. “I would do it again, if I had the chance.”
The ball was held at the Exposition Hall at the Farm Show Complex.
According to PennLive.net, a news website, Tom Corbett’s inaugural ball was more expensive then most governor’s inauguration balls costing $150 a ticket, however it was all, reportedly, paid for with private donations.
Some FFA students had the chance to take pictures with the Governor.
Tom Corbett is Pennsylvania’s 46th governor.
By Cassie Kreider and Olivia Bailey