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The Final 24- A Complete List of the National Officer Candidates for 2017-18 National FFA Officer Team

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 11:43:38 CDT

The Final 24- A Complete List of the National Officer Candidates for 2017-18 National FFA Officer Team

We had reported earlier that Piper Merritt of Owasso FFA had advanced to the second stage of the National Officer Interviews and remains in consideration to be a National Officer for 2017-18. The 2017-18 National FFA Officer candidate selection is down to 24. The candidates were narrowed down from a pool of 41 candidates Monday evening.

All candidates will be introduced during the Fifth General Session on Friday, Oct. 27. The final team will be selected during the Ninth General Session of the convention on Saturday, Oct. 28.

You can jump over and hear our earlier conversation with Piper by clicking or tapping here as she waits for Saturday afternoon- with hopes to hear her name called as one of the six national officers.

Candidates advancing to Phase II of the 2017-18 National FFA Officer Team selection process are below.

Arizona – Bryce Cluff
California – Breanna Holbert
Colorado – Augustus Gill
Georgia – Ian Bennett
Idaho – Gretchen Hansten
Illinois – Kade Hill
Iowa – Erica Baier
Kansas – Kyler Langvardt
Kentucky – Gracie Furnish
Louisiana – Layni LeBlanc
Maryland – Hannah Adkins
Michigan – Loren King
Missouri – Jacqueline Janorschke
Montana – Kacie Cummings
New Jersey – Morgan Rutar
New Mexico – Kynzi Creighton
North Carolina – Katelyn Honeycutt
Ohio – Mary Buehler
Oklahoma – Piper Merritt
Oregon – Shea Booster
South Carolina – Brooke Feder
Tennessee – Chelsea Sanders
Texas – Brice Boyd
Virginia – Ashley Yanego

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