The Past State Officers currently present two awards, they are:

Richard Karelse Leadership Award

The Richard Karelse Leadership Award is presented to a past state officer that has exemplified the memory of Richard Karelse through outstanding leadership in their chosen field. Mr Karelse was the Michigan State FFA Advisor from 1972 through 1997 and served as a mentor and friend to all connected to the FFA and agriscience education.

Past State Officer Supporter of the Year

The Past State Officer Supporter of the Year award is presented to an individual that has gone above and beyond in terms of their service to the members of Michigan FFA Association, especially the state officer teams.

These awards are financially sponsored by the Michigan FFA Alumni and are awarded at the Past State Officer Event in November.