Elsberry FFA Top Chapter

Elsberry’s FFA Chapter a received a Gold Emblem at the Missouri FFA Convention in Sedalia. From left to right, Brystal Jones and Kaitlin Tapley.

Elsberry, Mo. - The Missouri FFA Association awarded Elsberry’s FFA Chapter a Gold Emblem, a Top Chapter Award. 

Elsberry placed 10th out of 351 chapters. Only 10% of state chapters receive a top chapter designation each year. 

The Elsberry FFA advisors are Sarah Ray and Jason Vandivort. The top chapters compete for the National FFA Chapter Award. Winners will be announced this fall at the 94th National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis. FCS Financial sponsors the award.

The National Chapter Award Program is designed to recognize FFA chapters that actively implement the mission and strategies of the organization. These chapters improve chapter operations using the National Quality Chapter Standards and a Program of Activities that emphasize growing leaders, building communities and strengthening agriculture. Chapters are rewarded for providing educational experiences for the entire membership.