The Farm Credit Associations of NC’s AgYouth Leadership Program will honor students who excel in the classroom and community as leaders in their FFA chapters and 4-H clubs.  The goals of this award are:

  • To raise the profile of FFA and 4H by recognizing outstanding junior and senior leaders.
  • To recognize these winners in various association publications, social media, and Farm Credit Associations of NC websites.
  • To create scholarship opportunities that will help graduating seniors.

Congratulations 2018-2019 AgYouth Leadership Award Recipients

Chloe Allen, Garner, NC 
Megan Amend, Wake Forest, NC 
Alex Arrowood, Lexington, NC 
Olivia Barnes, Elizabethtown, NC
Jensen Barwick, Seven Springs, NC
Alyson Biddix, Marion, NC
Steven Bradley, Rocky Mount, NC
Chandler Bryant, Bailey, NC
Sara Carone, Wallace, NC
Rylie Daniels, Newland, NC
Brook Davis, Autryville, NC
Brianna Diaz, West End, NC 
Reilly Dumproff, Southport, NC
Hannah Ellis, Old Fort, NC
Anna Faulk, Cerro Gordo, NC
Luke Fuller, Hertford, NC
Peyton Gardner, Princeton, NC
Alicia Greer, Lexington, NC
Daniel Haggitt, Eure, NC
Abigail Hamilton, Jackson Springs, NC 
Makenzie Harden, Pleasant Garden, NC
Mason Hardison, Williamston, NC 
Emily Holland, Olin, NC
Kaitlyn Howard, Richlands, NC
Riley Jarman, Jacksonville, NC
Lance Johnson, Statesville, NC
Miria Jones, Newland, NC
Lucille Ketterer, Louisburg, NC
Emily Kornegay, Goldsboro, NC
Danielle Kuykendall, Mills River, NC.
Callie Lewis, Bladenboro, NC
Taylor Low, Burlington, NC
Kaylee Lowery, Elizabeth City, NC
Jacob Hinson, Princeton, NC
Benjamin Potter, Grantsboro, NC
Sydney Schmalzried, Fuquay-Varina, NC
Hannah Mayo, Smithfield, NC
Milosh McAdoo, Efland, NC
Harrison McLamb, Roseboro, NC
Lisandra Mejia, Zionville, NC
Regan Mitchem, Vale, NC
Christopher Shatley, Fayetteville, NC
Lauren Shell, China Grove, NC
Avery Shelton, Raleigh, NC
Dalton Sides, Rougemont, NC
Meredith Simpson, New London, NC.
Noah Summerlin, Mt. Olive, NC
Zannah Tyndall, Clinton, NC
Brittany Vadiford, Gaston, NC
Carley Williams, Chocowinity, NC
Abigail Zentmeyer, Kannapolis, NC

Eligibility

Any senior student in good standing with his/her FFA or 4-H program and in good standing with the high school is eligible to apply and be selected for the AgYouth Leadership award.

How does the AgYouth Leadership Program work?

NC FFA advisors and 4-H leaders will select students to submit applications for the AgYouth Leadership Program.  The AgYouth Leadership Committee will review and select recipients which will be recognized in November, February, and April. Award winners will be invited to the local Farm Credit branch office to receive an AgYouth Leadership certificate and to have his/her photograph taken for publication in various Farm Credit publications, social media, and Farm Credit Associations of NC websites.  All winners will be eligible for scholarship opportunities.

apply using the form below:

The application deadline was September 15, 2018. Award recipients and advisors/leaders will be notified.

Please email any questions to: agyouth@agfirst.com