Two Hillyard Students Win FFA Awards

Two Hillyard Students Win FFA Awards at Missouri Convention
Posted on 05/11/2021
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Evin Ray, a senior at Benton High School, won the Missouri FFA Equine Science Entrepreneurship Proficiency Award at the 93rd Missouri FFA Convention.

Proficiency awards recognize FFA members who excel as agricultural entrepreneurs, employees or volunteers while gaining hands-on career experience. Equine science entrepreneurship is one of 46 proficiency award areas recognized at the state level. William Woods University Equestrian Studies sponsored this award. 

Evin recently served as the St. Joseph FFA Chapter President and has been an active member for four years.

Shelby McAvoy, a senior at Bishop LeBlond, won the Missouri FFA Small Animal Production and Care Proficiency Award at the 93rd Missouri FFA Convention.

Proficiency awards recognize FFA members who excel as agricultural entrepreneurs, employees or volunteers while gaining hands-on career experience. Small animal production and care is one of 46 proficiency award areas recognized at the state level. Missouri FFA Leadership Fund sponsored this award.

Shelby served as St. Joseph FFA Chapter Secretary and has been an active member for four years.

The Missouri FFA has 25,662 members representing 351 chapters. The national organization has more than 760,000 members representing 8,739 chapters in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.

The FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

Congratulations to Evin and Shelby!

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