The County Line High School FFA chapter has been recognized in the 2013 National Chapter Award Program from the National FFA Organization, by being named a Two Star Chapter. County Line FFA was 1 of only 3 chapters in Arkansas sent to Nationals and 1 of only 2 that received 2 stars.

County Line’s FFA National Chapter Application was awarded first place, GOLD, at the state level. The top 3 Gold applications from Arkansas were sent on to nationals where applications are given one, two, or three stars.

The County Line FFA Chapter Advisor is Ron Koch.

The program recognizes outstanding FFA chapters from throughout the country that successfully complete an annual set of required activities that encourage members to grow as individuals, work as a team and serve others in their communities.

Chapters that received star ratings during judging July 28-Aug 2 and will be recognized at the 2013 National FFA Convention & Expo Oct. 30-Nov. 2 in Louisville, Ky.

All star FFA chapters receive honors made possible by corporate sponsor John Deere as a special project of the National FFA Foundation.

The National FFA Organization is a national youth organization of 557,318 student members as part of 7,498 local FFA chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. 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 National FFA Organization operates under a federal charter granted by the 81st United States Congress and it is an integral part of public instruction in agriculture. The U.S. Department of Education provides leadership and helps set direction for FFA as a service to state and local agricultural education programs. For more, visit the National FFA Organization online at, on Facebook, Twitter and the official National FFA Organization blog.