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of Sons of a THE FRESNO BEE Fresno, Cal., Sun., Oct. 12, N E W S OF THE SAN J O Tularean Will Receive Highest Award Of FFA TULARE, Tulare Co. -- Joe Macedo. Jr.. 19, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Macedo, Route 2, Box 368. Is en route to Kansas City, where he will receive the Amcr- can Farmer degree Monday at Â» national convention of Future ** ' * '"~ department d e r ; Mrs. be today A will and he the plan he 29 34 Farmers of America. Macedo's winning of the FFA's ilghest award was announced In the Summer. He Is the first Tulare FFA so honored since Harold Hargls earned the degree In 1944. Macedo. whose adviser In high school was Arthur Swenerton, the former head of the agriculture agriculture department, has many achievements to his credit as an I FFA member and as a farmer.) He served as president and see- -rotary -rotary of the Tulare chapter and received the State Farmer award In his senior year. He xvas a member of the school judging team which won the state championship championship at San Luis Oblspo, the national at Waterloo, la., end wrested the International championship championship from top teams of many nations In an International contest contest In Indianapolis. Macedo also was awarded a certificate of merit signed by President Fred G. Gurley of the Santa Fe Railway Company and transportation to the convention. Joe Macedo, Jr. Photo Studio Is Parade Winner Cnnfimird From Pace 1-C Kester of Shandon, driving a Iraetor, third. M o u n t e d ! croups -- Kings County Sheriff's Posse, first; Kern County Sheriff's Posse, second; Apache Hough Riders of Coaling.-!, third. Individual Riders Among i n d i v i d u a awards wore made as follows: Karly day women--Blrma Still McLean of La Panza, first; Bolts, second; Mrs. Clyde Dayton, third. Early day man--Al Chacon San Miguel, first; Hank Husband of Crcston, second; Dick Araujo of Shandon, third. Cowgirl--Vivian Iverscn. first; Barbara Claason of Parkfleld. second: Ruth Ernst, third. Cowboy--Grant Pond of Shandon, Shandon, first; Ian McMillan of Shnn- . , _. ... . . .. I by the don. second; Dean Klcck of Paso Roblcs, third. )PKC San Luls oblspo. Junior'cowgirl -- Georgia Col- '"?, " f . *TMJ!L ct .Â°"'_ f i rs !LJ"T v Llnfoot of Palo Alto, second; Sinton of Santa Margarita, Junior cowboy -- Dave Bon-