FFA DEKALB Award
March 23, 2011
Lees Creek, OH – Alison Conley of East Clinton was recently presented the school’s highest agricultural honor, the DEKALB Agricultural Accomplishment Award, sponsored by Monsanto Company.
Conley, the daughter of Jeff and Deborah Conley, received the award for excellence in academics, leadership and agricultural work experience. Conley’s significant experiences and accomplishments have included; being a member of the 2010 National FFA Band, Chapter Vice President, Recipient of the State FFA Degree and member of the East Clinton National Honor Society. Mr. Ryan Curtis is Conley’s agricultural education instructor at East Clinton High School.
This year the DEKALB Agricultural Accomplishment Award celebrates its 64th anniversary. Over these 64 years more than 166,000 high school seniors from across the country have received the Award, which has become a symbol for excellence and the school’s highest agricultural honor. In 2010, over 2,000 students from high school in 49 out of the 50 states were recognized with the Award.
As the winner of the 2011 Award, Conley’s name will be recorded on a permanent plaque displayed at east Clinton High School for achievements and dedication to leadership in agriculture.
Monsanto, a long-time supporter of agricultural education, FFA, 4-H and other farm youth organizations and initiatives, sponsors the DEKALB Agricultural Accomplishment Award. Monsanto is a leading global provider of technology- based solutions and agricultural products that improve farm productivity and food quality.