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South Dakota FFA Stars awarded for outstanding projects

Five South Dakota FFA members were awarded with the South Dakota FFA Association Star Awards for project excellence at the 86th South Dakota State FFA Convention in Brookings on April 6-8.

The SD FFA Star Awards recognize FFA members who have demonstrated exemplary work in their Supervised Agricultural Experience (internship) programs. Through this program these FFA members have mastered skills in agricultural production, finance, management and research.

These area FFA students were honored:

State Star Farmer: Abby Repenning, Mitchell. Finalists were: Brandon Jacobson, Howard; Nick Party, Howard; and Taylor Sinkie, Wessington Springs.

Star in Ag Placement: Brandon Schwader, Howard. Finalists were: Cooper Eliason, Howard; Andrew Hoffman, Mitchell; Katelynd Whitehead, Lennox-Sundstrom.

Star Greenhand: Andrew Streff, McCook Central. Finalists were: Collin Anson, Wessington Springs; Clayton Keck, Miller; Jaclynn Knutson, Viborg-Hurley.

-- Source: South Dakota FFA