FFA Faces

FFA Faces – Emily White

November 13, 2013
Emily is a third-generation FFA member. She is entering her fourth year of membership as her chapter’s secretary. She hopes to spread awareness about agriculture and organizations such as National FFA. Emily is currently working as an intern with a nationally recognized florist shop.... Read more »
Giving Back at Work

Giving Back at Work

November 13, 2013
Do you have a heart for serving others? You’ll be glad to know service opportunities don’t end after your FFA years are through. Many companies and organizations incorporate service as a core value for their business, so you’ll likely come across ways to serve in your future career. Headquartered in Erlanger, Ky., Toyota Motor Engineering... Read more »... Read more »
FFA Faces

FFA Faces – Andrew Graham

November 13, 2013
Andrew is the sentinel of his FFA chapter and has been involved with FFA since his freshman year. He has participated in goat impromptu speaking, and is going to participate in prepared speaking this year. Andrew was on the state-winning ag mechanics team that went to nationals and received a silver rating.... Read more »
Agriculture Abroad

Agriculture Abroad

November 13, 2013
If you had the opportunity to chop grass silage in Scotland or load hay in Northern England, would you take it? That’s exactly what former FFA members Brad Temple and Jim Fraley did. Both men participated in the WEA program, or Work Experience Abroad, which was previously available through FFA as a way to experience... Read more »... Read more »
FFA Memory Quilt

FFA Memory Quilt

November 13, 2013
To Sarah Sprague, a pile of FFA T-shirts represented years of hard work, dedication and memories. T-shirts from chapter events, officer positions and conferences all remind her of good times in FFA. Sarah could not bear to part with these relics, so instead she created a colorful quilt. She says that the quilt has become... Read more »... Read more »
FFA Faces

FFA Faces – Chastity Campbell

November 13, 2013
Chastity has been raising and showing market hogs since she was 9 years old. She has served as chapter reporter and treasurer and participated in numerous career development events (CDEs). Chastity organized petting zoos and community service activities for the local elementary school and nursing home. She plans to attend Sam Houston State University and... Read more »... Read more »
FFA Faces

FFA Faces – Kailey Rae Sawvell

November 13, 2013
Kailey Rae has served as both chapter and district FFA officer for the past three years and is currently the president of the Wall FFA Chapter. She has attended the national FFA convention and participated in horse judging, job interview and ag broadcasting. Kailey Rae is a passionate “agvocate” and mentor.... Read more »
Prepare for a career in animal health

It’s All About You With the Ag Career Network

November 13, 2013
Jumpstart your career through the Ag Career Network (AgCN). AgCN is a new, nationwide system designed to help you achieve the FFA mission of premier leadership, personal growth and career success. AgCN allows you to manage your member information, record your achievements, and build an online portfolio and resume. You can apply for scholarships and... Read more »... Read more »
Nebraska FFA Members

FFA Members Serving a Good Cause

November 13, 2013
More than 70 FFA members and advisors from 12 different chapters played an integral role in the 2013 Nebraska Cattlemen’s Ball. The FFA members assisted in serving the meal and cleaning tables. The event attracted 4,000 attendees and raised $2.12 million for cancer research. Since its beginnings, the annual event has raised more than $7... Read more »... Read more »
Floral Fashion

Floral Fashion

November 13, 2013
The fashion world has a blossoming new star in Jessica Dastous. This creative young woman designed an artichoke hat that won first place at the Connecticut Floral Association competition. Jessica hopes to use the talents she learned in FFA to someday start her own floral design shop.... Read more »
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