Virgin Islands FFA Members Attend National FFA Convention & Expo

FFA members from the Virgin Islands attend the National FFA Convention & Expo for the first time in 15 years.

FFA members from the Virgin Islands attend the National FFA Convention & Expo for the first time in 15 years.

By Lauren Schwab, National FFA Convention & Expo Newsroom Reporter

For the first time in 15 years, FFA members from the U.S. Virgin Islands showed their blue jackets at the National FFA Convention & Expo.

Dr. Eddie Williams, Virgin Islands FFA advisor, organized the trip to Louisville, Ky., for 40 students and 10 adults.

“The Virgin Islands FFA was strong at one time. We have not been able to be strong participants because for our students to travel, they have to fly,” Williams said. “We have not been able to attend national convention because we have not had the finances to do so.” Continue reading