By: Jessica Millenbaugh, Colonel Crawford FFA Reporter
David Wagner and Duane Shawk received The American FFA Degree at the 84th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis on Saturday, October 22th 2011. It is the highest degree awarded by the National FFA Organization and it recognizes these students’ leadership abilities and outstanding achievements in Agricultural business, production, processing, and service programs. Less than one in 154 FFA members advance through their local chapter and state degree programs to earn this national degree.
David Wagner, a 2010 Colonel Crawford H.S. graduate, and the son of Dick and Joan Wagner, has chosen to attend The Ohio State’s Agriculture Technical college in Wooster, where he is a sophomore majoring in Power and Equiptment. David’s SAE projects included various home improvement projects, working on the family farm, and taking dairy beef cattle to the fair. He received his American Degree by keeping records on all of his SAE projects from the past 5 years, his school, leadership, and community service activities, and participation in many Chapter, State, and National FFA activities.… Continue reading