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Prairie Heights students receive awards at FFA National Convention


PrairieHeights FFA members returned from the National FFA Convention held last week in Indianapolis with several honors.

Kara Gunthorp was a National Proficiency Finalist in agriculture processing entrepreneurship/ placement.

The PHHS FFA was an Indiana National Chapter Awards recipient.

The Prairie Heights FFA 7th Team received a Gold Emblem for CDE Dairy Evaluation, the PH Silver Team earned a Silver Emblem in CDE Ag Sales and CDE Marketing Plan.

Sami Rinard and Megan Shough received a silver emblem in Agriscience Fair.

“All of our FFA participants are to be commended,” said Indiana FFA Director of Leadership Development Steve Hickey. “Our teachers and students work hard all year to prepare for competitions and we look forward to next year’s convention in Louisville, Ky.”