High school students get American FFA degrees

Three high school FFA members received American FFA degrees at the National FFA Convention held at Louisville, Ky.

Kyle Davis and Chase Horn from Carrollton and J.D. Little of Minerva were among 3,577 recipients recognized during the convention.

The American FFA Degree is the highest degree a member can receive. It is based on the member’s supervised agricultural experience and FFA participation.

Horn, a 2011 graduate of Carrollton High School, is the son of Tracy Horn. He is a junior at Ohio State University. His experience was in the field of market steers, market hogs and work at the FFA Camp Muskingum.

Davis, a 2012 graduate of Carrollton High School, is the son of Kevin and Wendy Davis of Carrollton. He is employed at Dusty Lane Farms, and his expertise was in raising hogs and work on the home farm.

Little is the son of Mike and Sue Little and a 2012 graduate of Minerva High School. He worked on Wild Duck Hollow Farm and filled out job placement books that kept a record of the $7,500 he earned during his job. He earned a state degree in 2012.