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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.

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