Local Girl Receives 2016 DEKALB Agricultural Award
Victoria Phillips of the Centralia FFA Chapter was recently presented the school’s highest agriculture honor, the DEKALB Agricultural Accomplishment Award, sponsored by Monsanto
Phillips the daughter of Leanna and Danny Phillips received the award for excellence in academics, leadership, and agricultural work experience. Phillips significant experiences and accomplishments have included advancing to the district level with her SAE and earning her State FFA Degree. Mehgan English is Phillips agricultural education instructor and Centralia High School.
This year the DEKALB Agricultural Accomplishment Award celebrates its 69th anniversary. Over these 69 years more than 168,000 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.
As the winner of the 2016 Award, Phillips name will be recorded on a permanent plaque displayed in the CHS Agriculture classroom.