STORIES in Agriculture and Life Sciences


The entire Ronald Zelle family of Waverly was awarded American FFA Degrees at the organization's national convention in October. Ronald ('83 agricultural and life sciences education, MS '87) is the agricultural education instructor and the FFA adviser for Nashua Plainfield Schools. He was awarded the Honorary American FFA Degree teacher award in recognition of his educational achievements. His wife, Mary Beth ('86 agricultural and life sciences education), received the Honorary American FFA degree in the other community members division. Their daughter, Debra, a junior majoring in horticulture, and son, Benjamin, a sophomore majoring in agricultural business and computer science, were awarded American FFA Degrees for their participation in FFA.