WELCOME TO THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF THE MISSOURI FFA ASSOCIATION
Missouri FFA is 25,920 members strong —and growing! FFA continues to help the next generation rise up to meet the challenges of feeding a growing population by helping its members to develop their own unique talents and explore their interests in a broad range of career pathways through their experiences in agricultural education. Today's FFA members are future biologists, chemists, veterinarians, engineers and entrepreneurs! Thanks for helping us pave the way to being tomorrow's leaders.
|Feb 24-26||Western Farms Show - Kansas City|
|Feb 18-25||National FFA Week|
|Mar 1||HYMAX Application Due|
|Mar 1||HYPE Application Due|
Since 2004, FCS Financial has provided $464,000 to Missouri high school seniors seeking higher education. Up to 35 scholarships, each at $1,500 will be awarded to children or grandchildren of FCS Financial members. The scholarship deadline is March 1 and recipients will be notified in April.
Applicants must be a graduating senior at a Missouri high school, a child or grandchild of an FCS Financial member, and attain a 2.5 or higher GPA, an ACT score of at least 26 orrank in the top 20 percent of their senior class. The scholarship applicants are then judged by a non-partisan committee on leadership roles, work experience, community involvement and essays.
Apply online at www.myfcsfinancial.com. Click on Scholarships at the top of the web page. Relatives of FCS Financial board members or employees are not eligible.
FCS Financial serves 102 counties through 21 offices in Missouri. FCS Financial is a member of the Farm Credit System. The system is a nationwide network of cooperative lending institutions that provides credit and financial services to farmers, ranchers, rural residents and agribusinesses. With 100 years of agricultural lending experience, the Farm Credit System is the largest single provider of agricultural credit in the United States.
Applicant's FFA chapter must have a local FFA Alumni Chapter that is affiliated with the State FFA Alumni Association. Online ONE applicant per local FFA Alumni Chapter may apply. The applicant must be able to attend an oral interview to be conducted Thursday afternoon/evening of the State FFA Convention. The applicant must be a Freshman, Sophomore or Junior in high school. The applicant must be a current FFA member in good standing with the local FFA chapter and State FFA Association.
Both Downloads Required for Application:
2016 NATIONAL FFA CONVENTION MISSOURI HIGHLIGHTS
National Record High number of American FFA Degrees by a state - 466 recipients
National FFA Chapter Activities Competition:
10 Chapters received the highest rating awarded - 3 Star - (Ashland, Boonville, Centralia, Paris, Marshall, Seymour, Sherwood, South Shelby, Troy and Union)
1 Chapter (Marshall FFA) was recognized as Top Ten Chapters in the Nation in the National Chapter Award Program.
Career Development Events Summary:
Proficiency Awards: 6 National Finalists, of which one named National Winner
National FFA Band – 10 of approximately 100 members selected nationally
National FFA Chorus – 8 of approximately 75 members selected nationally
National FFA Talent Performers - 4 selected nationally
Honorary American FFA Degree: 12 recipients
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