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April 27, 2021 at 4:03 PM

SBHS senior elected as State FFA Vice President!

For Immediate Release

Contact: Dani Herring

SD FFA Executive Secretary





2021-2022 South Dakota State FFA Officers Elected


To wrap up the 93rd South Dakota State FFA Convention, six members were elected to serve as the 2020-2021 South Dakota State FFA officer team and two members were elected to serve as the 2020-2021 South Dakota State FFA ambassadors.


Candidates vied for the six South Dakota leadership roles and went through extensive interviews. The individuals elected to the South Dakota State FFA officer team will travel across the state throughout the next year presenting speeches, facilitating workshops, hosting camps, holding conferences and conducting business for the South Dakota FFA Association. They will also represent the state of South Dakota at the National FFA Convention.


2021-2022 State FFA Officers (pictured right to left)

  • President - Tessa Erdmann, Groton
  • Vice President - John Petersen, Piedmont
  • Secretary - Hadley Stiefvater, Salem
  • Treasurer - Paige Lehrkamp, Hermosa
  • Reporter - Alexis Hughes, Rapid City
  • Sentinel - Trinity Peterson, Vienna

State FFA Ambassadors assist State Officers in hosting events throughout the year and are a crucial part of the South Dakota FFA Association.


2021-2022 State FFA Ambassadors

  • Kayleigh Thill, Chancellor
  • Kylie Harriman, Menno

About the South Dakota FFA Association: The National FFA Organization is a national youth organization of 700,170 student members as part of 8,612 local FFA chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. As part of the National FFA Organization, the South Dakota FFA Association encompasses over 94 chapters with over 4,600 South Dakota FFA members. FFA strives to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. To discover more about the South Dakota FFA Association or the South Dakota FFA Foundation, visit them both at or on Facebook and Instagram.

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