Smithton FFA member Tyler Gerke receives the Missouri Youth in Agriculture Scholarship from Youth in Agriculture Committee members during the 86th Missouri FFA Convention, April 24-25, in Columbia, Mo. Pictured in the photo from left: Wayne Yokley, Youth in Agriculture Committee chairman; Tyler Gerke and Mark Wolfe, Missouri State Fair director.
The Missouri FFA has 25,852 members representing 334 chapters. The national organization has more than 579,000 members representing 7,570 local chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
The FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. Photo submitted.