Asbury receives Honorary State FFA Degree

Asbury receives Honorary State FFA Degree

CONTACT INFORMATION

Joyce Cutright: 417-880-2625
Jeremy Whistance: 573-268-0009
Email: convention.media@missouriffa.org
Website: Convention.MissouriFFA.org

SEDALIA, Mo., April 30, 2021 – The Missouri FFA Association named Kari Asbury, Columbia, an Honorary State FFA Degree recipient at the 93rd Missouri FFA Convention.

Asbury serves as outreach coordinator for Missouri Farmers Care and owner of Edelweiss Productions.

In 2009, Asbury started her involvement with the Missouri FFA Association by assisting with state career development events and in the State FFA Convention media room. She continues her participation through hosting workshops on advocacy and outreach skills at State FFA Leadership Camp and Helping Youth Maximize Agricultural eXperiences Academy. During social distancing, Asbury worked with Missouri FFA to create the 2020 State FFA Convention virtual celebration and additional films promoting FFA.

The Missouri FFA Association recognizes Honorary State FFA Degree recipients for their valuable efforts and contributions to the FFA organization and its members. Those eligible to receive the Honorary FFA Degree include farmers, school superintendents, principals, members of the board of education, chapter advisors, teachers, staff members in agricultural education, business professionals and others who are helping to advance agricultural education and the FFA.

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.

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