A Logger’s Life for Me

November 20, 2014
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 »
Endangered Species Chocolate

Quite a Sweet Career

November 20, 2014
For Whitney Bembenick, involvement in FFA was the catalyst for her career. As research and development manager for Endangered Species Chocolate in Indianapolis, Bembenick credits the organization with helping her realize her ultimate passion – food science. “All the time I spent in FFA really helped me learn about all aspects of agriculture and the... Read more »... Read more »
Special Goats program

Special Goats

November 20, 2014
Big hearts make big differences, and Righetti FFA members recently touched the lives of many of their own classmates. The members invited their friends from the Righetti Special Olympics program to participate in a local fair by teaching them the basics of caring for and showing goats. The FFA chapter plans to continue the Special... Read more »... Read more »
Reconnect: Devry Boughner Vorwerk

Global Impact

November 20, 2014
  Looking back on her life and career success thus far, though she didn’t know it at the time, Devry Boughner Vorwerk says that deciding to join FFA was her defining moment. “FFA allowed me to capitalize on my passion for agriculture and let me deliberately choose my career path,” Vorwerk says. “I’m so passionate... Read more »... Read more »
Prosser FFA members raise money for Ag teacher

A Friend, Indeed

November 20, 2014
When Prosser FFA members learned of their agriculture teacher Denine Trump’s breast cancer diagnosis, they rallied around her for support. At the age of 33, Trump was facing expensive treatments. Two of the Prosser FFA chapter members auctioned off a benefit lamb for $22,500, with proceeds going toward Trump’s traveling and out-of-pocket treatment expenses. The... Read more »... Read more »
My Plate video

Saul’s Got Talent

November 20, 2014
Eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring. That’s why the students in the food science and natural resource management classes at Walter Biddle Saul High School created music videos to encourage good eating habits. The FFA members have promoted their hard work through social media, reaching out to celebrities such as first lady Michelle Obama... Read more »... Read more »
National ffa officers

Final Q&A With Your 2013-2014 National FFA Officers

November 18, 2014
Q. Your year of service as a national FFA officer is complete. What’s next for you? Brian: After a few naps, vacations and lots of time with my family, I will return to Virginia Tech in January to finish my agribusiness degree. Mitch: I am heading back to school at the University of Tennessee, and... Read more »... Read more »
Mackenzie Oestreich- Owasso, OK

FFA Featured Face – Mackenzie Oestreich

November 18, 2014
Mackenzie owes her leadership and communications skills to her years in FFA, including speaking competitions  and parliamentary procedure. She enjoys serving her community by mentoring special-needs students.... Read more »
Karla Camacho- St. Helena FFA, CA

FFA Featured Face – Karla Camacho

November 18, 2014
Consistently ranking in the top 20 most active members in her chapter, Karla is a member of her chapter’s horse judging team, holds numerous leadership positions and sings in the California FFA Honor Choir.... Read more »
Amy Marquette- Buffalo, MN

FFA Featured Face – Amy Marquette

November 18, 2014
Amy is a talented bassoonist in the Minnesota State FFA Band, captain of her chapter’s poultry judging team, and raises and markets Texel sheep. Amy plans to pursue a career in veterinary technology.... Read more »
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