Grady Johnson from Holdrege, Nebraska, was named as one of four finalists for the FFA American Star Farmer award.
Johnson served as the 2018-19 Nebraska FFA State Secretary.
In total, 16 finalists will compete this year for the National FFA Organization’s top achievement awards: American Star Farmer, American Star in Agribusiness, American Star in Agricultural Placement and American Star in Agriscience.
The finalists include:
American Star Farmer
Josh Heupel from Le Grand, California
Grady Johnson from Holdrege, Nebraska
Kurt Muggli from Carson, North Dakota
Raegan Klaassen from Hydro, Oklahoma
American Star in Agribusiness
Noah Anuez from Lake City, Florida
Tyler Ertzberger from Carnesville, Georgia
Matthew Rowlette from Berea, Kentucky
Wyatt Harlan from Slaton, Texas
American Star in Agricultural Placement
Caleb Peckham from Woodstock, Connecticut
Duncan Patton from Comer, Georgia
Ethan Buck from Lafayette, Indiana
Jakob Weinheimer from Groom, Texas
American Star in Agriscience
Mackenzie Camacho from Madera, California
Emily Acevedo from Starke, Florida
Chase Krug from Marion, Iowa
Reese Wilson from Stephenville, Texas