(National FFA Organization) — The National FFA Organization has announced the 2020 National FFA Agriscience Fair winners for food products and processing systems. The winners were recognized today during the second session of the 93rd National FFA Convention & Expo, held virtually this year.
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. The agriscience fair is for middle and high school students. Students compete in one of six categories in the agriscience fair and under one of the six divisions—either individually or in a team.
The winners are:
Food Products and Processing Systems: Division 1
Connor Anderson of the Franklin County Middle FFA of Georgia
Food Products and Processing Systems: Division 2
Heaven Smith and Caileigh Goldstein of the Youth Middle of Georgia
Food Products and Processing Systems: Division 3
Mia Gillum of the Hanford FFA of California
Food Products and Processing Systems: Division 4
Chloe Pulliam and Carah Pulliam of the Franklin County FFA of Georgia
Food Products and Processing Systems: Division 5
Liesl Wolf of the St. Helena FFA of California
Food Products and Processing Systems: Division 6
Kathleen Rothwell-Adcock and Allie Royston of the Franklin County FFA of Georgia
The National FFA Agriscience Fair is sponsored by Cargill, John Deere and Syngenta; Bayer, Corteva, General Mills, Wrangler and Zoetis are sponsors of the agriscience fair pathways.
The National FFA Organization is a school-based national youth leadership development organization of more than 760,000 student members as part of 8,700 local FFA chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Source: National FFA Organization