Southern Region Star FFA Agribusinessman
1973 - Present

1973 Charlene Anderson, Hemet
1974 Joanne Maner, Brawley
1975 Mark Gilmore, El Cajon
1976 Craig Elmore, Brawley
1977 Steve Warneke, San Jacinto
1978 Lisa Lizer, Chino*
1979 Ronnie Leimgruber, Holtville
1980 Lorie Ann Rienstra, Fallbrook
1981 Gina Boster, Norco
1982 Lisa Wilson, Rubidoux
1983 Rhonda Van Aken, Rubidoux
1984 Leslie Rienstra, Fallbrook
1985 Carri Estes, Chino
1986 Greg Dozier, Escondido
1987 Melissa Flory, Rubidoux
1988 Rick Branson, Julian
1989 Raymond Valtierra, Brawley
1990 Virgil Perez, Julian
1991 Brett Camacho, Palmdale*
1992 Casey Dockstader, Brawley
1993 Michael Dieleman, Jurupa Valley
1994 Dan Somsak, Fullerton
1995 Molly LaDou, Julian*
1996 Matthew Pawlak, Littlerock
1997 Christine Litton, Quartz Hill
1998 Jami Kaptein, Fallbrook
1999 Robert Lindsey, Norco
2000 Neil Gibson, Lucerne Valley
2001 Anna Villalobos, Fallbrook
2002 Garrett Bishop, El Centro
2003 Ian Nachreiner, La Sierra
2004 Ian Nachreiner, La Sierra
2005 None
2006 Samy Mohamed, Orange Glen*
2007 Eric Dellamarna, Chino*
2008 Tatiana Prestininzi, Fallbrook
2009 Tatiana Prestininzi, Fallbrook
2010 Jiggs Briggs, Littlerock
2011 Matthew Mellott, El Capitan
2012 Bradley Thurm, Mtn. Empire
2013 Bradley Thurm, Mtn. Empire
2014 None
2015 None
2016 Isabella Evans, Fallbrook
2017 Isabella Evans, Fallbrook
2018 Seth Hilifker, Holtville*
2019 Clayton Guy, Mtn. Empire

* State Winner

Note: Prior to 1988, the Star State Agribusiness Award was selected from the Star Region Farmers.