2013 FFA National Chapter Award Winners Announced

Anna FFA members were awarded the National Chapter Award for Chapter Development.

Anna FFA members were awarded the National Chapter Award for Chapter Development.

Thursday afternoon, 45 FFA chapters from across the country stood on stage at the 86th National FFA Convention & Expo in anticipation of scoring a major victory in the FFA National Chapter Awards. By the end of the ceremony, five of those chapters were named national winners in the tough competition. Continue reading

2013 National Chapter Model of Excellence Finalists Announced

FFA members receive a National Chapter Award at the 85th National FFA Convention & Expo.

FFA members receive a National Chapter Award at the 85th National FFA Convention & Expo.

Ten FFA chapters from across the country have been named national finalists for the 2013 Model of Excellence Award as part of the FFA National Chapter Award program.

The National Chapter Award program recognizes FFA chapters that successfully complete an annual Program of Activities (PoA) which includes a series of activities designed to encourage its members to grow as individuals, to work as part of a team, and to serve others. Continue reading

2013 National Proficiency Finalists Announced

Ken Quick, 2011-12 National Eastern Region Vice President, shakes hands with Emily J. Von Edwins, a national finalist in veterinary science at the 85th National FFA Convention & Expo.

Ken Quick, 2011-12 National Eastern Region Vice President, shakes hands with Emily J. Von Edwins, a national finalist in veterinary science at the 85th National FFA Convention & Expo.

The list of FFA members from across the country who have been named national finalists for Agricultural Proficiency Awards is now available.

The Agricultural Proficiency Awards honor FFA members who, through supervised agricultural experiences, have developed specialized skills that they can apply toward their future careers. Continue reading

16 Finalists Named for 2013 FFA American Star Awards

2012 American Stars Finalists at the 86th National FFA Convention & Expo.

2012 American Stars Finalists at the 85th National FFA Convention & Expo.

The National FFA Organization has selected 16 students from throughout the U.S. as finalists for its top student achievement awards for 2013.

The American Star Farmer, American Star Farmer, American Star in Agribusiness, American Star in Agricultural Placement and American Star in Agriscience awards recognize FFA members who have developed exemplary agricultural skills and competency through career development programs, demonstrated outstanding management skills, earned an American FFA Degree and met other agricultural education, scholarship and leadership requirements.

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