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The Florida FFA Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Blue &

Gold Award. The coveted Blue & Gold Award is among the highest awards presented by the organization.

The purpose of this award is to recognize those individuals who greatly contribute to the advancement of

agricultural education and provide outstanding service to the FFA program. Florida FFA is strong today

because of supporters like these, and their efforts on our behalf are greatly appreciated.

These recipients will be recognized virtually during the 1st  session of the 2020 Florida FFA Celebration.  Please join us as we thank these individuals for all they do for agricultural education and FFA.

The 2020 Blue & Gold Award recipients are:

Mrs. Kelsey Byrnes (Iowa Pork Producers, Consumer Outreach Director)

Dr. Saundra TenBroeck (UF – Animal Science, Associate Professor)


Extraordinary times lead extraordinary people to do extraordinary things. This summer, thousands of FFA members, advisors, administrators, alumni, parents and industry partners will gather online in a new, exciting, and innovative experience to celebrate another record-breaking year. More than ever, our viewers will be inspired and motivated to take pride in our industry, serve our communities, and become leaders of the next generation.

During the celebration, FFA members and guests will experience motivational speakers and award presentations while virtually meeting Florida FFA’s outstanding officers, members, and supporters.


The Florida FFA Association is a premier youth, leadership organization with nearly 30,000 middle and high school student members – as part of over 300 local FFA chapters across the state. FFA members participate in nearly 50 leadership and career development events each year. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.

The Florida FFA Association is a resource and support organization that does not select, control, supervise or approve local chapter or individual member activities except as expressly provided for in the Florida FFA Association Constitution and Bylaws.

The Florida FFA Association affirms its belief in the value of all human beings and seeks diversity in its membership, leadership and staff as an equal opportunity employer.


Agricultural education prepares students for successful careers and a lifetime of informed choices in the global agriculture, food, fiber and natural resource systems.


FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

For more information about Florida FFA and agricultural education, visit


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