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Ronnie Simmons
May 13, 2019

News Release: Florida FFA Selects 2019 Distinguished Service Citation Recipients

May 13, 2019 by Ronnie Simmons

The Florida FFA Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Distinguished Service Citation. The Distinguished Service Citation is a coveted award reserved for those business and industry partners who have rendered outstanding support of FFA and Agricultural Education in Florida. Partnerships are vital to the success of the Florida FFA Association. 

Throughout the years, our partners have gone above and beyond to ensure the success of our programs. The leaders of each of these companies and organizations understand the importance of the skills that FFA members gain through their membership in our organization and they appreciate the impact they will have on the future of our communities, our state and our nation. 

The 2019 Florida FFA Distinguished Service Citation recipients are: 

Matred Carlton Olliff Foundation
Grove Equipment Services
Florida Nursery, Growers & Landscape Association (FNGLA)
Future Builders of America (FBA)

These organizations will be recognized during the 1stGeneral Session of the 91st Florida FFA State Convention & Expo on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 7:00 PM. The convention will be held at the Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando.

Please join us as we thank these organizations for all they do for agricultural education and FFA.


FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

The Florida FFA Association is a resource and support organization that does not select, control, supervise or approve local chapter or individual member activities except as expressly provided for in the Florida FFA Constitution and Bylaws.

The Florida FFA Association affirms its belief in the value of all human beings and seeks diversity in its membership, leadership and staff as an equal opportunity employer.