Watkins receives Honorary State FFA Degree
COLUMBIA, Mo., April 22, 2022 – The Missouri FFA Association named Sally Watkins, West Plains, an Honorary State FFA Degree recipient at the 94th Missouri FFA Convention.
Watkins, a former high school math teacher, is a per-course math instructor at Missouri State University and a middle school math teacher in Howell County. Serving as the Heart of the Ozarks district fair secretary for 24 years, Watkins actively helped begin the youth livestock auctions at the South Central district fair. Today, she continues to work with area FFA members and advisors.
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 25,626 members representing 353 chapters. The national organization has more than 735,000 members representing 8,817 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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