The 95e The FFA’s annual national convention ended on Saturday with the presentation of the American FFA diplomas. You can see those who were eligible to receive the American FFA degree at this link.
The winners of the national proficiency awards were also announced. Gracyn Rongey of the Trenton FFA won a silver award in Vegetable Production – Entrepreneurship Placement.
Gallatin’s Trent Dowell was a National Finalist in Wildlife Production and Management – entrepreneurship internships. Ashley Chalfant of Gilman City won a Bronze Entrepreneurship Competency Award in Beef Production. Austin Minnick of the Chillicothe Chapter won silver in Landscape Management – Entrepreneurship Placement. Corbin Sampson of Kirksville was a national finalist in the diversified agricultural production placement. Jack Peterson of the Carrollton Area Career Center was a national finalist in the Beef Production Placement.
The FFA national convention also included an agro-science fair. Gallatin’s Abigail Burns was a national finalist in the Animal Systems Division Three. Members of Chillicothe
Cooper Clariday and Jacob Roney received bronze in structural systems and power techniques. Braymer members Memphis Pickering and Rebecca Hunt won bronze in the Fourth Animal Systems Division. Maysville’s Kobyn Metzger received bronze in the Electrical, Structural and Engineering Systems Division Three.
National Chapter awards were presented, along with those from this region including Trenton, Chillicothe, Braymer, Bucklin and the Carrollton Area Career Center.