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April 24, 2013MO |  By: Marsh

FFA Award Winners

Several northwest Missouri students were recognized at the 85th Missouri Future Farmers of America convention in Columbia.

Leslie Ann Birkenholz of Hopkins received the Missouri Youth in Agriculture Scholarship as well as being awarded the Area 1 Star Farmer. Area Star Farmer Awards are based on outstanding production agriculture in the student's supervised agriculture experience. Area 1 includes 27 chapters of the Northwest Division. Birkenholz is the current president of North Nodaway FFA Chapter and plans to study agriculture in college and one day own her own farm.