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Former Heritage student elected NC FFA vice president

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RALEIGH — Megan Amend of Wake Forest was elected North Carolina FFA vice president on June 20 at the 91st State FFA Convention.

Megan will serve a one-year term of service.

Over the next year, she will serve as an ambassador for youth, agriculture and education. She will travel over 100 days visiting FFA chapters, meeting with agribusiness leaders and representing the North Carolina FFA Association in various state and national meetings.

Megan is the daughter of Dan and Liz Amend. She is a graduate of Heritage High School where Keonte’ Edmonds, Camber Starling and Evan Griffin were her agricultural educators/FFA advisors. She is a student at North Carolina State University majoring in agricultural education.

The North Carolina FFA Association has 20,460 members in 342 FFA chapters. The FFA student organization is an integral part of the agricultural education program. Agricultural education and FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success.