FFA members earn Lone Star Degrees, scholarships

CCHS FFA Members Abbie Wardlow and Tori Schwausch each earned a $10,000 Texas FFA Scholarship presented by the Richard Wallrath Educational Foundation at the 91st Annual FFA State Convention in Fort Worth.

FORT WORTH — Copperas Cove High School FFA members Tori Schwausch and Caden Chapman are wrapping up their high school careers on a high note by garnering the highest state award given by the FFA organization: the Texas Lone Star FFA Degree.

To qualify for the award, Schwausch and Chapman had to be active FFA members for at least two years, complete at least four semesters of agricultural science at or above the ninth grade level, maintain a supervised agricultural experience program, invest significant time and money in their SAE program, demonstrate their leadership skills and show a commitment to the FFA through involvement at the chapter level and above.

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