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More F.F.A. Awards

A TOTAL OF 22 STUDENTS FROM THE NORTHWEST DISTRICT FFA WERE AWARDED THE STATE FFA DEGREE JUNE 1 AT THE 84TH KANSAS FFA STATE CONVENTION.  THE STATE DEGREE IS THE HIGHEST HONOR THE KANSAS FFA ASSOCIATION CAN BESTOW UPON ITS MEMBERS. IN ORDER TO ACHIEVE THIS AWARD MEMBERS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS: HAVE RECEIVED THEIR CHAPTER FFA DEGREE, BEEN AN FFA MEMBER AND AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION STUDENT FOR AT LEAST TWO YEARS, EARNED AT LEAST $2,000 OR WORKED 600 HOURS IN THEIR SUPERVISED AGRICULTURAL EXPERIENCE PROGRAM, GIVEN A SIX MINUTE SPEECH ABOUT AGRICULTURE OR FFA, PARTICIPATED IN EIGHT DIFFERENT LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES AND RECEIVED A “C” AVERAGE OR BETTER IN HIGH SCHOOL AND SHOWN A RECORD OF OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT.  THE MEMBERS WHO MET THESE QUALIFICATIONS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE FFA CHAPTERS FROM THE NORTHWEST DISTRICT ARE FROM HILL CITY: SAMANTHA NICKELSON FROM NORTON: ROBERT J. ELLIS AND WYATT WENTZ AND FROM PHILLIPSBURG: TANNER AHERIN.