Five Potomac State Students Earn American FFA Degree

Potomac State Students Earn American FFA Degree

Five Potomac State College of West Virginia University students earned the prestigious American Future Farmers of America (FFA) Degree this fall, which were awarded during the 89th National FFA Convention and Expo, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Pictured from left are: Luke Hott, Paige Bohrer, Kyle Collins, Andrew Hauser, and Theodore Evans III. 

Five Potomac State College of West Virginia University students earned the American Future Farmers of America (FFA) Degree this fall while attending the 89th National FFA Convention and Expo, in Indianapolis, Indiana. These students include: Luke Hott, Paige Bohrer, Kyle Collins, Andrew Hauser, and Theodore Evans III.

According to the National FFA Organization’s web site, approximately 3,500 American FFA Degrees are handed out each year at the National FFA Convention & Expo. That number represents less than half of one percent of all FFA members, making it one of the organization’s highest honors. In addition to their degree, each recipient receives a gold American FFA Degree key.

The American FFA Degree is awarded to members who have demonstrated the highest level of commitment to FFA and made significant accomplishments in their supervised agricultural experiences (SAEs).

Hott, from Hampshire County, West Virginia, is a sophomore Agriculture Business major and a member of the Hampshire County FFA. He is the son of Matthew and Karen Hott.

Bohrer is a sophomore Animal Science major from Hampshire County, West Virginia. She is a member of the Hampshire County FFA. She is the daughter of Phil and Becky Bohrer.

Collins is a sophomore Agriculture Technology major, from Gilmer County, West Virginia, and a member of the Gilmer County FFA. He is the son of Kevin and Missy Collins.

Hauser is a sophomore Agriculture Education major from Tucker County, West Virginia. He is a member of the Tucker County FFA and is the 2016-2017 State FFA President. He is the son of Terry and Jill Hauser.

Evans is a sophomore Agriculture Education major from Oakland, Maryland. He is a member of the Garrett County FFA and is the son of Teddy and Sherri Evans.