SAVANNA — West Carroll FFA member Julian Ortiz was selected as the State FFA Proficiency Winner in Vegetable Production.


Ortiz was selected as the State Winner by a committee of agriculture teachers who reviewed their records online and then conducted virtual interviews from their homes and offices throughout the state. He is now eligible to compete in the National FFA Awards Selection process in July.


Ortiz will receive plaques for his win. Plaques are made possible by gifts by individuals, businesses, corporations and organizations through the Illinois Foundation FFA.


For information: ilaged.org.