SVHS Agriculture students earn Greenhand Degree

On December 17th, several members of the SVHS vocational agriculture program received the FFA Greenhand Degree in a ceremony that took place in the Auditorium. To earn the Greenhand Degree, our first year agriculture students had to complete the following requirments:


  • Enroll in an agricultural education program and have satisfactory plans for a Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE).
  • Learn and explain the FFA Creed, FFA Mission and Motto, and FFA salute.

    SVHS FFA students display their Greenhand degrees after the reception ceremony

  • Describe and explain the meaning of the FFA emblem and FFA colors.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the FFA Code of Ethics and the proper use of the FFA jacket.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the history of the organization, the chapter constitution and bylaws and the chapter Program of Activities.
  • Own or have access to the Official FFA Manual and the Official FFA Student Handbook.
  • Submit a written application for the Greenhand FFA Degree.

Congratulations to all of these Timberwolves for their hard work in obtaining this certification!