The 96th National FFA Convention & Expo is being hosted Nov 1-4 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The winners of Career & Leadership Development Events, Proficiency Awards, Agriscience Fair participants, and American Degree Recipients were recognized during the seven sessions of the National FFA Convention & Expo. We are more than thrilled to share the results of how our Idaho FFA members did at Nationals with you! Results come out each day. Not everything has been announced yet! We’re working on updating as best as we can during working hours.

Agricultural Communications: Rigby FFA 10th Place Team

Agricultural Issues Forum: American Falls FFA National Silver Team

Agricultural Sales: Fruitland FFA

Agricultural Technology and Mechanical Systems: Payette FFA

Agronomy: Fruitland FFA Silver Emblem Team

Conduct of Chapter Meetings: Fruitland FFA

Creed Speaking: American Falls FFA

Dairy Cattle Evaluation and Management: Wendell FFA 5th Place Team

Dairy Cattle Handlers’ Activity: Lainey Volkers Nampa FFA

Employment Skills: Kamille Mirkin Jerome FFA

Environmental and Natural Resources: Rigby FFA

Hailey Stucki

Levi Simmons

Hayden Yearsley

Travis Grant

Extemporaneous Public Speaking: Meridian FFA

Farm and Agribusiness Management: Rigby FFA 5th Place Team

Floriculture: Middleton FFA – 2nd Place Team

Annie Harrison 5th High Individual – Gold Emblem

Madilyn Cable 7th High Individual – Gold Emblem

Ryann Moore 10th High Individual – Gold Emblem

Kayelee Austin Silver Emblem

Food Science and Technology: Meridian FFA 9th Place Team

Forestry: Vallivue FFA Silver Team Award

Paul Agenbroad – Top 10 Individual
Riley Shearn
Brynley Hyer
Adrian Franco

Horse Evaluation: Rigby FFA

Livestock Evaluation: Moscow FFA

Marketing Plan: Meridian FFA Silver Emblem

Meats Evaluation Technology: Kimberly FFA Silver Emblem Team

Connor Porath Gold Individual

Keatin Smith Gold Individual

Carter Hamilton Silver Individual

Jace Hall Silver Individual

Milk Quality and Products: Preston FFA 5th Place Team

Nursery/Landscape: American Falls FFA 9th Place Team

Parliamentary Procedure: American Falls FFA 4th Place Gold Team

Poultry Evaluation: Preston FFA

Prepared Public Speaking: Jerome FFA 

Eliza Dugan, 2nd Place in the Nation

Veterinary Science: Meridian FFA Silver Emblem Team

American Degree Recipients 2023

Congratulations to Idaho’s 51 (37 in 2022) American FFA Degree recipients! The American FFA Degree is the highest degree that can be attained in the organization and signifies a member’s dedication and perseverance in their ag, food and natural resources coursework, Supervised Agricultural Experience and in leadership and competition through FFA.

Codi Askew – Notus

Alexis Atkinson – Parma

Kenna Barker – New Plymouth

Colby Barry – Rigby

Synovia Bates – Nampa

Courtney Beene – Burley

Amie Betzold – Nampa

Halee Bohman – Troy

Kaeden Clemens – Notus

Gavin Coffman – Nampa

Chase Conley – Nampa

Courtney Conley – Nampa

Boden DeMeerleer – Troy

Vivian Dugan – Jerome

Morgan Edwards – Rigby

Jaycee Ferguson – Rigby

Cambree Floyd – Kuna

Julian Gallegos – Notus

KaLisi Griggs – Sugar-Salem

Colton Gross – New Plymouth

Caleb Hampton – Mackay

Katie Hebdon – Nampa

Wyatt Hunt – American Falls

Matea Jaca – Melba

Thomas Jenson – Bear Lake

Baylee Kelly – Filer

Brenna Kelly – Filer

Kimball Killpack – Firth

Jacob Krick – Genesee

John Lejardi – Homedale

Korby Lindsey – Rigby

Brooklyn Lowe – Kuna

Mackenzie Malson – Fruitland

Ember Mendoza – Rigby

Isabella Mickelsen – Madison

Cassie Moody – Middleton

Tomie Moody-St. Clair – Meridian

Delfina Murillo – American Falls

JW Powers – Raft River

Jaycee Rees – Parma

Elizabeth Shaw – Parma

Claire Shelton – Meridian

Levi Smuin – Rigby

Clay Stapelman – Minico

Madison Tesnohlidek – Fruitland

Seth Tracy – Raft River

Naveah Villalobos Studer – Minico

Lane Wassmuth – Highland-Craigmont

Jack Weymouth – Notus

Hannah White – Marsing

Kaytlyn Winters – Mackay

Honorary American Degree Recipients

Clara-Leigh Evans – Idaho FFA Association Executive Director
Joe Blackstock – Melba FFA (Previously Kuna FFA)
Shawn Dygert – Kuna FFA
Kimi Povey Taylor

Model of Excellence Finalist:
American Falls FFA Chapter: Top Three Finalist

National Band

Shaylee Taylor – Flute – American Falls FFA

Anna Hernandez – Baritone – American Falls FFA

National Chorus

Congratulations to all of the outstanding Idaho FFA members on your accomplishments at the 96th National FFA Convention & Expo!

National Proficiency Finalists 2022 Results (2023 coming soon!)

Agricultural Proficiency Awards honor FFA members who, through supervised agricultural experiences, have developed specialized skills that they can apply toward their future careers. Our Idaho FFA National proficiency finalists were:

Agricultural Mechanics Design and Fabrication –Entrepreneurship/Placement

Delfina Murillo American Falls National Finalist

Area: Agricultural Mechanics Repair and Maintenance – Placement 

Levi Smuin Rigby FFA National Finalist

Area: Beef Production – Entrepreneurship 

Morgan Edwards Rigby Idaho National Finalist

Area: Outdoor Recreation – Entrepreneurship/Placement 

Brooklyn Lowe Kuna Idaho National Finalist

National FFA Agriscience Fair 2022

The National FFA Agriscience Fair recognizes students who gain real-world, hands-on experiences in agricultural enterprises. Students use scientific principles and emerging technologies to solve complex problems related to agriculture, food, and natural resources. Congratulations to our Agriscience Fair winners!

Animal Systems: Division 4: Samantha Ty Smith and Simon Salisbury of the Moscow FFA Chapter in Idaho 

National Chapter Award 2022

American Falls 3 Stars

Cambridge 3 Stars 

Highland-Craigmont 3 Stars

Rigby 3 Stars 

Kuna 2 Stars

Mackay 2 Stars

Meridian 2 Stars 

Vallivue 2 Stars 

Marsing 1 Star 

Parma 1 Star