Proficiency Award Winners Announced during the Fourth Session

kansasffa92nd Kansas FFA Convention, Proficiency Awards

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

The winners of the proficiency awards Poultry Production through Wildlife Production & Management are as follows:

Outdoor Recreation Cadence Wheeler, Labette County FFA
Sponsored by Tractor Supply

Poultry Production Jacob Bell, Hugoton FFA
Sponsored by Kansas FFA Foundation

Service-Learning Colby McManis, Girard FFA
Sponsored by Seitz Fundraising

Sheep Production Kylar Lee, Burlington FFA
Sponsored by Harris Show Lambs

Small Animal Production & Care Jerilyn Nelson, Jackson Heights FFA
Sponsored by Animal Health Center of Marion County

Specialty Animal Production Jackson Russell, Labette County FFA
Sponsored by Prairie School Farms

Swine Production – Entrepreneurship William Blythe, Mission Valley FFA
Sponsored by Kansas Pork Association

Swine Production – Placement Aaron Maxwell, Paola FFA
Sponsored by Kansas Pork Association

Turf Grass Management Casen Barker, Iola FFA
Sponsored by Sod Shop Inc.

Veterinary Science Leah Mailand, Paola FFA
Sponsored by Kansas Vet Medicine Association

Wildlife Production & Management Brandt Bolte, Beloit FFA
Sponsored by Kansas Chapter – National Wild Turkey Federation