28 South Dakota FFA members earn American degree, top FFA award

INDIANAPOLIS, I.N.(WNAX)- The National FFA Convention will be held October 27 through the 30th in Indianapolis, Indiana. And 28 South Dakota FFA members will be honored at the event as they’ve earned their FFA American Degrees. South Dakota FFA Foundation Executive Director Geri (eye-dee) Eide says that’s the top award given out by the FFA.

She says 28 is a bit smaller than in past years but that was affected by the pandemic.

Eide says besides INthe American Degree, South Dakota FFA members will be recognized for several other awards at the National Convention.

Eide says helping these FFA students were all the Ag Educators teaching in South Dakota’s schools and leading those 15 chapters. She says they need to be recognized for their hard work and achievement in helping these students.