The 89th FFA convention is underway in Columbia.
Kendra Allen an agricultural instructor at the Mexico High School says 8 students from Mexico won awards.
Allen also received an an honorary state degree award in the teachers division.
Officers were also named at the convention.
Justin Belew was named State FFA vice president from the Ashland Chapter.
Elise Bailey was named State FFA vice president from the Bowling Green Chapter.
And Emily Blaue was named State FFA Vice President from the Wellsville-Middletown Chapter.