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Plant Biotechnology Academy

Coveted Coats

July 21, 2015
Much like the hallowed blue corduroy FFA jacket, the white lab coat of the Oakleaf FFA Plant Biotechnology Academy in Florida is a symbol of excellence. “The academy is a group of students whose schedules align to incorporate biotechnology concepts into their core curriculum classrooms along with their biotechnology course,” says FFA Chapter President William... Read more »... Read more »
South Carolina Strawberry Festival

Pig Race for a Cure

July 21, 2015
When the Nation Ford FFA Chapter from South Carolina saw a chance to help a member of their community and raise money for a good cause, they jumped at the opportunity. “The South Carolina Strawberry Festival was established in 2010 as a community event for the town of Fort Mill,” says FFA chapter advisor Lee... Read more »... Read more »
Ponchatoula buddy program

The Buddy System

July 21, 2015
High school is full of opportunities to join clubs, compete in athletics or attend school dances, but the Ponchatoula FFA Chapter in Louisiana realized that their atypical students – many of whom have disabilities – were missing out on these quintessential high school activities. Their solution was the FFA Buddy program. “The FFA Buddy program... Read more »... Read more »
Bayli Hyde, reporter for the Burlington FFA chapter in Oklahoma, interviews Jackson Tiffany, son of E.M Tiffany who authored the FFA Creed.

The Creed’s Creation

July 21, 2015
You’ve heard about Benjamin Franklin, Abraham Lincoln and George Washington. These great men have gone down in history for their contributions to our country, but what if some have been overlooked? A single item on one FFA advisor’s “bucket list” may help rewrite the history of the FFA Creed, now celebrating its 85th anniversary, and... Read more »... Read more »
A group of Puerto Rican FFA members show off their FFA pride during the 2014 National FFA Convention & Expo.

FFA From Afar

July 21, 2015
Most FFA members know the organization has associations in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, but few are very familiar with these FFA programs. Turns out, they’re not so different from the rest of the country’s state associations – filled with hard-working, ambitious members who are eager to learn and make a difference. Puerto... Read more »... Read more »
Tanner Levitt

FFA Featured Face – Tanner Levitt

July 21, 2015
Tanner is dedicated to getting new FFA members involved inside and outside of class. He is a member of his chapter’s dairy cattle judging team and serves as the Eureka FFA chapter reporter.... Read more »
Zenaida Alaniz

FFA Featured Face – Zenaida Alaniz

July 21, 2015
Zenaida has shown livestock for eight years and has competed in FFA Creed speaking, FFA radio broadcasting and veterinary science. She plans to attend Texas A&M University and eventually become an orthodontist.... Read more »
Jarett Tormey

FFA Featured Face – Jarett Tormey

July 21, 2015
Jarett serves as president of Midnight Sun FFA, the first homeschool chapter in the nation. He plans to run for an Alaska state officer position and, after high school, Jarett hopes to study animal science at a local college.... Read more »
Emilye Vales

FFA Featured Face – Emilye Vales

July 21, 2015
Emilye has held multiple leadership roles during her FFA membership, including vice president, secretary and treasurer. She has a diversified livestock supervised agricultural experience program.... Read more »
Aubrey Wishner

FFA Featured Face – Aubrey Wishner

July 21, 2015
This budding author was inspired by her Creed speaking experience to write a book about the Creed and how we use it every day. Most appropriately, Aubrey also serves as chapter reporter.... Read more »
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