The FFA routinely awards individuals and companies in appreciation for their exceptional service to the organization. These awards are given to exceptional teachers, individuals and companies who have demonstrated continued success and support of the FFA and/or agricultural education. The recipients are invited to participate in an award ceremony and to receive recognition onstage at the annual convention.
Honorary State FFA Degree
This degree is the highest degree given by the North Carolina FFA Association and is presented at the annual state convention. Both teachers and non-teachers are eligible to receive the award for their service.
Lifetime Achievement Award
This award is given annually by the North Carolina FFA Association to individuals who have made outstanding lifelong contributions to FFA and their community.
Premier Partner Award
This award is presented annually by the North Carolina FFA Association to an organization or business that has provided long-term support to the FFA through financial or human resources.
Honorary American FFA Degree
This degree is the highest degree given by the National FFA Organization and is present at the annual national convention. Both teachers and non-teachers are eligible to receive this award. Teachers must have 85% FFA membership and 10 years teaching experience, while non-teachers must provide exceptional service to agriculture, agricultural education, and the FFA.
Distinguished Service Citation
This award is the highest award presented to an organization, agency, business or other group by the National FFA Organization.
This award is given to those individuals who have made outstanding contribution to FFA or agricultural education over a long period of time.
Honorary State Degree Recipients
Premier Partner Awards and Lifetime Achievement Awards
Honorary American Degree Recipients and Other Awards