Numerous young men and women from this area will be receiving their American FFA degree Saturday before the conclusion of the National Convention in Indianapolis. This is the highest individual degree awarded within the F-F-A program. "Read More" to see the list of local area winners.
Among those receiving the National degree are Travis Tatum of Trenton; Vanessa Lentz of Grundy R-5 at Galt; Trevor Tucker of Newtown-Harris; Jake Cook and Paul Patterson of Jamesport; Katie Fountain, Ross Oram, and Taylor Whitney of Gilman City; and four from Princeton: Kirsten Berger, Mariah Hart, Bailey Prichard, and Brycen Stark.
Also receiving the “American Farmer” degree is the president of the N-C-M-C student senate at Trenton, Cara Fordyce, a member of Hamilton FFA Chapter.
The list of American FFA recipients also includes:
Six from Chillicothe: John Davis, Lauren Dietzschold, Maycee Hoover, Marie McMahan, Colton Reeter, and Cassie Reid.
Four from Gallatin: Breanna Brammer, Len Deutschman, Myrick McLey, and Danielle Hess.
Four at Braymer: Reid Brooke, Codi Beth Coats, Trevor Corbin, and Blake Peters
Four at North Harrison of Eagleville: Steven Campbell, Sadie Kinne, Sydney Lawrence, and Aaron Thomsen.
Four from Linn County R-1: Jeremy Frazier, Colton Hardy, Canaan Rehbein, and Alex Marie Snyder.
South Harrison of Bethany: Brittany Glenn, Trace Graham, and Garrett Hill.
Two from Pattonsburg: Justin and Scott Conover.
Two at Green City: Brody Fude and Jason Tucker.
Two from Meadville: Dillon Howe and Emily Morgan.
Others from area: Rachel Zumbrunnen of Brookfield; Katie Jones of Hamilton; and Cally Mastin of Winston.
Among other results: Jamesport, Milan and Chillicothe FFA Chapters received “three star” national chapter awards. Trenton FFA received a “two star” national award.