Member Profiles

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Reconnect: Dr. Stan Albrecht

Though his career has taken him across the nation, Dr. Stan Albrecht has stayed true to his agricultural roots in Utah. Now, as the president of Utah State University, he shares his leadership skills and values, many of which first formed during his time in FFA. “I grew up in a very small, rural town... Read more »... Read more »
National officer team

Get to Know Your 2014-2015 National FFA Officers

Q. Tell us about yourself in one or two sentences. ANDY: Nothing means more to me than my faith, my family and my friends. I love being weird, outgoing and crazy, and I’m loyal to ABAC (Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, Ga.) and my Georgia Bulldawgs! VICTORIA: I love to talk to anybody about... Read more »... Read more »
Make-A-Wish beneficiary Ashley Denslow

A Wish Granted by FFA

Imagine if you had one wish to be granted, what would it be? To meet a celebrity, travel to an exotic place, become wealthy or be famous for a day? For FFA member Ashley Denslow of the Brandon FFA Chapter in Florida, her one wish was to attend the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo... Read more »... Read more »
Scrapbook National FFA Talent Competition winner Sydney Lambert

2014 National FFA Talent Competition

Every year, talented FFA members wow their peers with their jaw-dropping talents in the National FFA Talent Competition. Winner Sydney Lambert blew the crowd away with her exceptional voice and passion for music. She relished every moment that led up to winning the final competition. “I love just getting to compete in something that I... Read more »... Read more »

A Logger’s Life for Me

For as long as he can remember, Matthew Seals of Tazewell, Tenn., has been logging, or harvesting timber, with his dad. “My dad has his own logging business, Jimmy Seals Logging, so when I was young I’d always ride along in his logging truck to haul logs to the sawmill,” says Matthew, who graduated from... Read more »... Read more »
William Wade and his hydroponic lettuce

From to School to Your Table

Last year, FFA member William Wade consulted his FFA advisor to help him find the perfect way to give back to his school. He came up with several ideas but kept coming back to one – growing produce for the cafeteria. At first, the school’s small greenhouse and acreage seemed to be a challenge, but William... Read more »... Read more »
Noelle Goodson, Anthem Contest

Being Heard

When Noelle Goodson was invited to sing the national anthem at the state boys’ basketball championship game at The Ohio State University, she never dreamed it would take her to a professional recording studio. It was Noelle’s FFA advisor who suggested she enter the state championship performance into the FMC Stand & Be Heard Anthem... Read more »... Read more »
Chantell Matthews Towing the Line

Towing the Line

Georgia FFA alumna Chantell Matthews isn’t afraid to get her hands dirty. She’s been helping at her dad’s automotive repair shop and towing service, Matthews Garage Inc., since she was six years old. Today, the 19-year-old Cass High School graduate works there full time. “I’ve been around the shop all my life. I started by... Read more »... Read more »
Elliott Cousins, FFA family

An FFA Family Tradition

FFA is one big family, and in Brunswick, Mo., this is no exaggeration. Four cousins from the Elliot family – Colton, Austin, Dalton and Carissa – are members of the same FFA chapter, participating side by side in various projects and leadership activities. In addition to FFA, the Elliot cousins are involved in sports and serving their tight-knit community. FFA... Read more »... Read more »
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