Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster

Local FFA Member Awarded American FFA Degree

ffa1 300Katy Ashby, center, who was awarded the national American FFA Degree at the 2013 National FFA Convention & Expo in Louisville Oct. 30-Nov. 2, stands with Madisonville North Hopkins High School agriculture teachers and FFA advisers Alaina Boyd and Jim Bragg. Ashby, a 2012 MNHHS graduate, is the daughter of Lanny and DeDe Ashby.HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. - Katy Ashby was awarded the national American FFA Degree at the 2013 National FFA Convention & Expo held in Louisville Oct. 30-Nov. 2. Ashby, a 2012 graduate of Madisonville North Hopkins High School, is the daughter of Lanny and DeDe Ashby. FFA is a family tradition for Ashby, with her father and both of grandfathers having been members.

The award recognizes demonstrated ability and outstanding achievements in agriculture business, production, processing or service programs. It is sponsored by ADM Crop Risk Services, Case IH, DuPont Pioneer, Elanco, Farm Credit and Syngenta as a special project of the National FFA Foundation. To be eligible, FFA members must have earned and productively invested $7,500 through a supervised agricultural experience program in which they start, own or hold a professional position in an existing agriculture enterprise. Recipients must also complete 50 hours community service and demonstrate outstanding leadership abilities and civic involvement.

MNHHS agriculture teachers Alaina Boyd and Jim Bragg provided guidance during the process. Each of the recipients of the American FFA Degree receive a gold American FFA Degree key and a certificate after being recognized on stage at the national convention.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Lori Harrison

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only

Stock Report

1 DOW 17,086.63
-26.91 (-0.16%)    
2 S&P 1,987.01
+3.48 (0.18%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,473.70
+17.68 (0.40%)    
3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only
3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only

In Other News...

Greenville Family Loses Home, Possessions in Fire

GREENVILLE, Ky. (7/23/14) — James family of Greenville lost all their possessions in a house fire at around 6:30 p.m.… Read More

KSP Investigates Death Resulting from a Fall at Pilot Rock

ELKTON, Ky. (7/22/14) — The Kentucky State Police is investigating a death that resulted from a fall at Pilot Rock… Read More
3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

July 22, 2014 3379

Madisonville Woman Charged With…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 21, 2014 2330

Five Sent to Hospital After Two-Vehicle…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
July 21, 2014 1751

Business Spotlight - Painted Window Aims…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 21, 2014 1636

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - July…

in News by Madisonville Police Department
July 19, 2014 1549

Cash Mob Descends on Muhlenberg…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

July 22, 2014 3379

Madisonville Woman Charged With…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 21, 2014 1107

Madisonville Fire Chief Announces…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
July 21, 2014 1067

Three Injured in Three-Vehicle Collision…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
July 19, 2014 1064

Local Hip-Hop Artist, Marack, Talks About…

in Top Stories by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
July 23, 2014 869

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - July 23,…

in Top Stories by Crime Stoppers

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

July 21, 2014 1070

Portion of Southeastern Parkway Closed…

in News by Beth Cecil
July 22, 2014 733

Alliance for a Drug Free Owensboro and…

in News by Carla Shelton
July 22, 2014 668

Daviess County Traffic Advisory

in News by Keith Todd
July 23, 2014 544

Owensboro Neighborhood Alliance Meeting…

in News by Sherry Girten
July 21, 2014 455

Strahan Selected as Cravens Elementary…

in Top Stories by Julie Ellis

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

July 21, 2014 2330

Five Sent to Hospital After Two-Vehicle…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
July 21, 2014 1751

Business Spotlight - Painted Window Aims…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 19, 2014 1549

Cash Mob Descends on Muhlenberg…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
July 23, 2014 989

Greenville Family Loses Home, Possessions…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 23, 2014 515

Swinging for Sadie Raises $6,000 for…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 06social 21social 22social 04social 03