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Colfax local awarded prestigious FFA award

COLFAX - A local high school student was awarded the Washington State Star in Placement award during the Thursday, May 9 to Saturday, May 11, Future Farmers of America (FFA) State Convention. The state-level competition was held at Washington State University.

J.P. Wigen, 18, of Colfax, earned the title of State Star for his work on his Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) project, which he connected to his love for farming.

"I really do love farming, and it gave me a good time frame to spend time with my dad and the farm and do the things I love," said Wigen. "I was super happy. I was hap...


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