Thoroughman places second in specialty crop production award area

Thoroughman places second in specialty crop production award area

CONTACT INFORMATION

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

COLUMBIA, Mo., April 22, 2022 – Rita Thoroughman of the Silex FFA Chapter received the second-place Missouri FFA Specialty Crop Production Proficiency Award at the 94th Missouri FFA Convention.

Proficiency awards recognize FFA members who excel as agricultural entrepreneurs, employees or volunteers while gaining hands-on career experience. Veterinary science is one of 46 proficiency award areas recognized at the state level. Stoddard County Feed and Seed sponsored this award.

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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Pictured is Rita Thoroughman. 

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