Indiana FFA honors agriculture educator with Distinguished Service Award


INDIANAPOLIS — By way of the 92nd Indiana FFA State Convention, the 2020-2021 Indiana FFA state officers awarded many people, each FFA members and agriculture educators, with prime honors For his or her dedication And keenness to agriculture.

One particular award that they gave out was the Distinguished Service Award.

As said on the Indiana FFA internet website,, the Distinguished Service Award is given To acknowledge Individuals Who’ve gone above and past Of their service to Indiana agriculture, Indiana agricultural education and/or the Indiana FFA. Recipients Ought to have already acquired their Honorary Hoosier Diploma.

This yr, Indiana FFA acknowledged Dale Griffin by honoring him with the Distinguished Service Award. He has been the agriculture educator at Rossville Schools since 1987.

Whereas recognizing Griffin with the award, the 2020-2021 Indiana FFA State Officer Group talked about Griffin’s dedication to Indiana agriculture.

“He already earned the achievement of the Honorary Diploma,” said Julia Hamblen, the 2020-2021 Indiana FFA state president, including that Griffin has been involved in agriculture education for 34 yrs.

Hamblen said all through his time at Rossville, Griffin has had Shut to three,400 college students move through his classroom, had three state officers and one Nationwide FFA officer.