From Enterprise Staff
Four members of the Onalaska FFA Chapter – Aiden Roberts, Madalyn Green, Brody Hoover and Raeleigh Read – were awarded the Lone Star FFA Degree – the highest degree bestowed by the Texas FFA – during the 94thannual Texas FFA State Convention held July 11-15.
The Lone Star FFA Degree recognizes FFA members who have received the chapter degree, been active FFA members for at least two years, completed at least four semesters of agricultural science at or above the ninth grade level, maintained a supervised agricultural experience program, demonstrated their leadership skills, and shown a commitment to the FFA through involvement at the chapter level and above.
These students were four of more than 2,200 FFA members to receive this esteemed degree. The 94th annual Texas FFA Convention recorded approximately 15,000 members and guests. Members of the state’s largest agricultural youth leadership organization spent the week attending leadership workshops, participating in events and activities, being recognized for their achievements and serving as the legislative body for the Texas FFA Association.
The Texas FFA is the nation’s largest state FFA association with a membership of more than 156,000. FFA gives students the opportunity to apply practical classroom knowledge to real world experiences through local, state and national competitions. For more information about the Texas FFA, visit www.mytexasffa.org.