Ten students named agri-entrepreneurs of the year during 83rd National FFA Convention

This year, ten students were named agri-entrepreneurs of the year during the 83rd National FFA Convention. Those students include: Jordan Brabec of Nebraska; Lydia Buck of Missouri; Ashley Ceinwen of Kentucky; Courtney Cox of Kentucky; Jasper Cunningham of Michigan; Caleb Dickerson of Arkansas; William Maltbie of Oklahoma; Denise Miller of Arkansas; Ross Rojik of Pennsylvania; Dustin Stanton of Missouri. For more information on these individuals, please visit https://www.ffa.org/pressroom/awardresults/Pages/default.aspx and to hear their radio interviews, please visit, http://www.tombrand.info/2010_FFA/interviews_awards.htm USDA Rural Development sponsors the National Agri-Entrepreneurship Award Program as a special project of the National FFA Foundation, Inc.

The National FFA Organization, formerly known as Future Farmers of America, is a national youth organization of 523,309 student members as part of 7,487 local FFA chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. The National FFA Organization operates under a Federal Charter granted by the 81st United States Congress, and it is an integral part of public instruction in agriculture. The U.S. Department of Education provides leadership and helps set direction for FFA as a service to state and local agricultural education programs. For more information visit www.ffa.org, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and FFA Nation.