Sp. Fork student honored by national FFAKaitlin
National FFA Organization has se- lected Kaitlin Hallam, of the Spanish Fork FFA Chapter in Utah, as the American Star in Agriscience. Another 15 students were selected from throughout the United States as finalists for its 2016 top achieve- ment awards.
The American Star Awards represent the best of the best among thousands of American FFA Degree recipients. Recog- nized are FFA members who have devel- oped outstanding agricultural skills and competencies through supervised agri- cultural experience programs; earned an American FFA Degree, the highest level of achievement the organization bestows upon a member; and met agricultural edu- cation, leadership and scholarship require- ments.
As a star finalist, Kaitlin Hallam re- ceives $2,000 from the National FFA Foundation.
A panel of judges will interview final- ists and select one winner for each award at the 89th National FFA Convention & Expo, Oct. 19 through 22, in Indianapolis. The four winners will receive an addition- al $2,000 and be announced at the con- vention and expo’s third general session as part of the Stars Over America Pageant