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Former Creston resident to receive Honorary American FFA Degree

Published: Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013 10:02 a.m. CST

INDIANAPOLIS — The late Kevin Eblen of Chesterfield, Mo., formerly of Creston, was recently selected to receive the Honorary American FFA Degree-Other.

This award is given to those who advance agricultural education and FFA through outstanding personal commitment.

The National FFA Organization works to enhance the lives of youths through agricultural education.

The Honorary American FFA Degree is an opportunity to recognize those who have gone beyond valuable daily contributions to make an extraordinary long-term difference in the lives of students, inspiring confidence in a new generation of agriculturists.

Jacquie Eblen, Eblen’s wife, of Chesterfield, Mo., along with his parents, Don and Carolyn Eblen of Creston, will receive the award at the 2013 National FFA Convention and Expo Oct. 30-Nov. 2 in Louisville, Ky.

All recipients will receive a certificate and medal and their names will be permanently recorded.

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