June 12, 2008 Education Digest

FFA students honored

Three local FFA members were awarded proficiency and state star awards during the 80th annual New Mexico FFA state convention June 2-4 at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, according to a NMSU press release.

• Melissa Freitas of Texico won the agriculture services proficiency award.

• Ryan Best of Elida received the star in production agriculture.

• Tell Runyan of Melrose was named the star greenhand in production.