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2021 Kansas FFA Proficiency Award Winners Announced

Convention News

The proficiency award program recognizes students for exceptional accomplishments and excellence in an SAE program. This program allows students to set goals and gain real-world experience in a chosen area of the agriculture industry.

The following members were recognized at the 93rd Kansas FFA Convention, which can be found at

Proficiency Award AreaFirstLastChapterSponsored By:
Agricultural EducationRachelSebestaEllsworthHarmon Bliss & Kurt Dillon Families
Agricultural Mechanics Design and FabricationLaneGoodwinRivertonAbilene Machine
Agricultural Mechanics Repair and Maintenance – PlacementMorganDollRenwickKan-Equip
Agricultural ProcessingSuheilaRosasHugotonCity BBQ
Agricultural Sales – EntrepreneurshipKyraUphoffPrairie ViewHarris Crop Insurance
Agricultural Sales – PlacementElsieSorrellLabette CountyStewart Seed
Agricultural ServicesJayMcClureHugotonFarm Credit Associations of Kansas
Agriscience Research – Integrated SystemsAshlynnSheaJunction CityPioneer – Coreteva Agriscience
Beef Production – EntrepreneurshipWesleyDentonValley HeightsSam & Janet Hands
Beef Production – PlacementTuckerHusemanEllsworthTiffany Cattle Co.
Dairy Production – PlacementKatrinaBallRepublic CountyKansas Dairy
Diversified Agricultural ProductionGarnerGrauerholzBeloitTriangle H Farms – In Memory of Greg Hands
Diversified Crop Production – EntrepreneurshipNathanHolzWamegoVulgamore Family Farms
Diversified Crop Production – PlacementCharlieWettsteinHugotonKansas Corn
Diversified HorticultureToriGillilandTonganoxieHummert International
Diversified Livestock ProductionMollyMcClureHugotonKansas FFA Foundation
Environmental Science and Natural Resources ManagementLilyRolfBurlingtonGTB (Midwest Ford)
Equine Science – EntrepreneurshipClaudiaClarkHugotonKansas FFA Foundation
Equine Science – PlacementGraceDillingerHugotonUnited Mosquito & Fly Control
Fiber and/or Oil Crop ProductionKylieMarchLabette CountyKansas Soybean
Forage ProductionCorwinMartenHoltonKansas Forage & Grassland Council
Forest Management and ProductsJarredBohnenkemperHoltonKansas FFA Foundation
Fruit ProductionRobertMcKainMinneapolisFFA Foundation
Goat ProductionClayBrillhartUniontownKevin Davis Family
Grain ProductionNicolePopelkaRepublic CountyKansas Wheat Commission
Landscape ManagementJennaCurryIolaLawrence Landscape
Nursery OperationsMirandaMaulsbyCoffeyvilleKansas FFA Foundation
Outdoor RecreationTyranZeisetHugotonVivayic, Inc.
Poultry ProductionLeviMeiwesIolaKHAR TRUST
Service-LearningLeviStainbrookPrairie ViewSeitz Fundraising
Sheep ProductionSadieMarchianoFort ScottHobbs Show Lambs
Small Animal Production and CareVictoriaBryanHugotonAnimal Health Center of Marion County
Specialty Animal ProductionPaytonWalkGreeley CountyPrairie School Farms
Swine Production – EntrepreneurshipBrodyNemecekIolaKansas Pork Association
Swine Production – PlacementJamesDeRoucheyWamegoKansas Pork Association
Turf Grass ManagementDerekLarisonRivertonSod Shop Inc.
Vegetable ProductionKarlieAlbrightRoyal ValleyFrom the Land of Kansas Program
Veterinary ScienceKatinaBartelHoltonKansas Vet Medicine Association