Tag: National FFA Convention

Joel interviews proficiency finalist Jason Jenkins.

Hard work paying off for FFA proficiency finalists from Ohio

An astounding 25 FFA members from Ohio are finalists in the national proficiency competition. Proficiency is one of the key competitions in FFA, where members are judged off work completed through their Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE), depending on category. The video below highlights nearly all the hard working young people representing Ohio and their respective [...]

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Buckeye Valley-DACC FFA well represented at National Convention

The 89th Annual National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis, Indiana represents a new high water mark for the Buckeye Valley-DACC FFA Chapter.  The chapter represented Ohio well with a National Proficiency Award winner, and a 3rd place Career Development Event team. Curtis Harsh of Radnor won the Beef Production Entrepreneurship proficiency area, coming out [...]

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Five must-see experiences at National FFA Convention

You will not want to leave Indianapolis without taking part in these five things The 89th National FFA Convention & Expo will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana on October 19 to 22. The four-day convention is an unforgettable experience for students who attend. FFA members from across the nation come together once a year to [...]

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Roger Mason and Rachel Garrison posing with their American FFA Degrees

Madison Plains FFA members awarded highest honor

Three graduate members from the Madison Plains FFA chapter recently received the highest degree attainable in the FFA, the American Degree. The three were recognized at the 87th annual National FFA Convention in Louisville Kentucky. The Degree requires the recipients to meet specific extensive requirements. This year’s recipients included Roger Mason, Rachel Garrison, and Ethan Fryer. These three members combined [...]

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A-C FFA members pose for a photo at the Falls of Ohio State
Park in Indiana while attending the National FFA Convention. Pictured from
left to right are: Susan Householder, Tierra Tooill, Austin Stai, Cody
Roark, Tyler Hopper, Jesse Schooley, and Devon Mullen

A-C FFA attends National FFA Convention

The Amanda-Clearcreek FFA traveled to Louisville, Kentucky to not only attend the National FFA Convention, but for our State Winning Agricultural Issues Forum CDE team to compete and for members to get to experience a multitude of tours. The members who attended had the phenomenal opportunity to go on multiple tours that were not only [...]

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River Valley’s Faulkner receives American FFA Degree

At the 87th National FFA Convention and Expo, the River Valley FFA’s own Julya Faulkner received her American FFA Degree. Julya is a sophomore at Ohio Northern University. The American FFA Degree is the highest degree an FFA member can achieve, and only a select few have the honor of doing so. There are a [...]

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Miami Trace FFA Livestock Evaluation team makes history at nationals

The Miami Trace Livestock Evaluation team, which consisted of Caleb Penwell, Gus Mitchem, Brock Wilt, and Caroline Hughes, represented Ohio as they competed at the 87th National FFA Convention in Louisville, KY. Overall, the team finished 3rd out of 40 representing states which made them the highest placing team in Miami Trace Livestock Evaluation history. [...]

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National Proficiency Finalists are recognized at a luncheon on Thursday

Video: Ohio’s National Proficiency Finalists

Ohio is represented by 25 National Proficiency Finalists at the 2014 National FFA Convention. The final part of the proficiency contest took place Thursday night and winners will be recognized on Friday. The Ohio Ag Net met with several of the finalists and found out more behind their in-depth Supervised Agricultural Experiences that were instrumental [...]

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