Dr. Norm Lownds received an Honorary American FFA Degree – Other at the 85th National FFA Convention and Expo that took place Oct. 24–27 in Indianapolis, Ind.
Formerly Future Farmers of America, the FFA works to enhance the lives of young people by developing their potential forleadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. The Honorary FFA degree recognizes those who have gone beyond daily contributions to make an extraordinary long-term difference in the lives of students.
Dr. Lownds is an associate professor in Michigan State University’s Department of Horticulture and is curator of the Michigan 4-H Children’s Gardens, a remarkable resource supported by gifts to the Michigan 4-H Foundation.
Congratulations to Dr. Lownds!