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Honorary State Farmer Degree      
It is always an honor to receive honorary members into the FFA. The purpose of this ceremony is to recognize, from time to time, the efforts of others made in our behalf. Honorary membership- farmers, school superintendents, principals, members of boards of education, chapter advisors, teachers, staff members in agricultural education, business people, and others who are helping to advance agricultural education and the FFA, and who have rendered outstanding service, may be elected to honorary membership.

The Honorary State Degree Ceremony will take place during the 3rd General Session on April 23, 2018 at 3:30PM in the Anaheim Convention Center Arena.

2018 Honorary State FFA Degree Recipients:  
  • Dustin Sperling, Consumnes River College

  • Dr. Kim Miller, Cal Poly Pomona

  • Kim Dieter, Herlong HS

  • Keely Martin-Bosler, Cabinet Secretary, State of California


Distinguished Service Citation      
It is always a pleasure to recognize those individuals who have rendered outstanding service in assisting the Future Farmers of America Programs. This citation is presented as a token of appreciation for encouragement, cooperation, and assistance given to the Future Farmers of America and helping them to accomplish outstanding achievements in farming, leadership, citizenship, and community welfare.

The Distinguished Service Citation Ceremony will take place during the 3rd General Session on April 23, 2018 at 3:30PM in the Anaheim Convention Center Arena

2018 Distinguished Service Citations: 
  • Arbuckle-Pierce FFA

National Chapter Award      
The National Chapter Award Program will take place on Sunday, April 22, 2018. The interview will start at 1:30PM in the Anaheim  Convention Center North Level 2 Building. Two students should interview on their chapters behalf.

The results of the National Chapter Award program will be announced during the 4th General Session Monday, April 23, 2018 at 8:00PM. The finalists will be recognized on stage and the State winner will be selected.

2018 National Chapter Awards State Finalists:
  • Galt
  • Bakersfield-North
  • Santa Maria
  • Littlerock
  • Grass Valley-Nevada Union
2018 National Chapter Gold Awards:

Atwater; Bakersfield; Bakersfield-Foothill; Bakersfield-Frontier; Bakersfield-Highland; Clarksburg-Delta; Elk Grove; Esparto; Etna; Exeter; Firebaugh; Galt-Liberty Ranch; Holtville; Imperial; Kerman; King City; Lake Isabella-Kern Valley; Lodi; Madera; Norco; Rancho Cordova; Sacramento-Florin; San Luis Obispo; Shafter;  Stockton-Weston Ranch; Winters; Woodland; Woodland-Pioneer

 



Star Administrator Award      
The Star Administrator Award Program will take place on Sunday, April 22, 2018. We are asking that the finalist and one FFA chapter student representative from the high school arrive on Sunday, April 22 at 1:30PM for the Delegate interview. Please go to the second floor of the Anaheim Convention Center North Building, Room 262C .  

The next day on  April 23, 2018 as part of the 3rd general session, a special recognition will take place honoring all six regional winners, as well as announcing the 2018 State Star Administrator. To participate in the ceremony you should check in at approximately 3:00 p.m. at the Information Booth in the foyer between Hall A and the Arena at the Anaheim Convention Center. 

2018 Regional Star Administrator Finalists:
  • Adam Bailey, Sonora-La Habra
  • Mark Balch, Bakersfield-North
  • Clint Duey, Fortuna
  • Catherine Guy, Elk Grove
  • Teresa Taylor, Shandon
  • Jeanne Utterback, McArthur

Star Advisor Awards      

This year the State Star Advisor program will start on April 22, 2018. We are asking that the finalist and one chapter student representative arrive on Sunday, April 22 at 1:30PM for the Delegate interview. Please go to the second floor of the Anaheim Convention Center North Building, Room 262B . 

The next day on  April 23, 2018 as part of the 3rd general session, a special recognition will take place honoring all six regional winners, as well as announcing the 2018 State Star Advisor. To participate in the ceremony finalists should check in at approximately 3:00 p.m. at the Information Booth in the foyer between Hall A and the Arena at the Anaheim Convention Center.

2018 Regional Star Advisor Finalists:
  • Michael Clifford, Soledad
  • Richard Darrach, Las Plumas
  • Wesley Hunt, Healdsburg
  • Brenda Lacey, Lone Pine
  • Mary Martineau, Poway
  • Nicole Morris, Modesto-Central Catholic

Star Counselor Award      

The Star Counselor Award Program will take place on Sunday, April 22, 2018. We are asking that the finalist and one FFA chapter student representative from the high school arrive on Sunday, April 22 at 1:30PM for the Delegate interview. Please go to the second floor of the Anaheim Convention Center North Building, Room 263A . 

The next day on  April 23, 2018 as part of the 3rd general session, a special recognition will take place honoring all six regional winners, as well as announcing the 2018 State Star Counselor. 

2018 Regional Star Counselor Finalists: 
  • Christina Braaten, Lemoore
  • Maureen Fernandes, Hemet
  • Brianna Fulkerson,  Merced-Golden Valley
  • Patricia Gonzalez, Arbuckle-Pierce
  • Laura Jorgensen, St. Helena
  • Edward Thomas, Morgan Hill-Sobrato

Star Supporting Staff Award      

The Star Supporting Staff Award Program will take place on Sunday, April 22, 2018. We are asking that the finalist and one FFA chapter student representative from the high school arrive on Sunday, April 22 at 1:30PM for the Delegate interview. Please go to the second floor of the Anaheim Convention Center North Building, Room 263B . 

The next day on  April 23, 2018 as part of the 3rd general session, a special recognition will take place honoring all six regional winners, as well as announcing the 2018 State Star Supporting Staff Member. 

2018 Regional Star Supporting Staff Finalists: 
  • Corinne Hall, Reedley-Immanuel
  • Dan Lassanske, Shandon
  • Janine Shelton, Vista
  • Kim Spalding, Winters
  • Tom Toy, Lincoln

Star Reporter Award      

The Star Reporter Award Program will take place on Sunday, April 22, 2018. The interview will start at 1:30PM at the Anaheim Convention Center North Building, Room 263C . 

The results of the Star Reporter Award program will be announced during the 4th General Session Monday, April 23, 2018 at 8:00PM.

2018 Regional Star Reporter Finalists:

  • Heidi Guzman, Firebaugh
  • Kasia Jacobson, Sonoma
  • Grace Reyes, Atwater
  • Kayla Zalesny, Nipomo

Star State Degree      
The 2018 Star State Degree Finalists will be recognized during the Opening Session on April 22, 2018 at 8:00PM in the Anaheim Convention Center Arena. These students should be in official dress uniform to appear on stage and receive their award.

STAR IN AG PLACEMENT FINALISTS

  • Brandon Brazil, Ferndale
  • Mackenzie Hearne, King City
  • Kallie Huebert, Reedley-Immanuel
  • Daysee Magana, Fallbrook
  • Steven Mendonca, Galt
  • Amanda Thomas, Colusa

STAR IN AGRIBUSINESS FINALISTS

  • Seth Hilfiker, Holtville
  • Christopher Sousa, Visalia CVC

STAR IN AGRISCIENCE FINALISTS

  • Emily Hambly, Healdsburg
  • Prentyce Hitt, Elk Grove
  • Jackie Taylor, Reedley
  • Emma Thorpe, Lakeside El Capitan

STAR FARMER FINALISTS

  • Tyler Dietz, Merced-El Capitan
  • Hayley Fernandes, Tulare
  • Audrey Greenwood, Fallbrook
  • Andrew Nunez, Healdsburg
  • Bailey Morrell, Willows
  • Rachel Wilkins, King City

Web Page Award Finalists      
The Web Page Award Program will take place on Sunday, April 22, 2018. The interview will start at 1:30 PM in the ACC North Building on the second floor. Two students should interview on their chapter's behalf.

The results of the Web Page Award program will be announced during the 4th General Session Monday, April 23, 2018 at 8:00PM. 

2018 Web Page Award Finalists:
  • Bakersfield-Frontier
  • Le Grand
  • Menifee-Heritage
  • Templeton
  • Tomales
  • Tulelake
 

   
 
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