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Northwest Iowan Chosen National FFA Officer

Northwest Iowan Chosen National FFA Officer

Iowa State Student Steven Brockshus has been chosen as a National Vice President for the FFA. Brockshus who grew up on a dairy farm near Sibley, Iowa is the Central Region Vice President. He says he was grateful to be chosen to serve the FFA.

Brockshus who went through the Sibley Ocheyedan chapter and served as Iowa State FFA President says he and his fellow national officers have several goals they’d like to attain this year.

He says after graduating from Iowa State University he hopes to travel and help others around the world.

Brockshus says after that he either wants to go back to the family farm or become an Agricultural educator.

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