Missouri’s National FFA officer candidate is Jacqueline Janorschke. From the DeKalb FFA chapter, Jacqueline was the 2016-17 State FFA Secretary.
From communications to mechanics to livestock judging, 25 career and leadership development (CDE and LDE) events help FFA members complete as individuals and in teams to sharpen their leadership skills and agricultural knowledge.
Individuals and teams who received first place at the Missouri FFA Convention in April will represent the state at National FFA Convention. Here’s a list of this year’s CDE and LDE participants.
The National Chapter Award Program is designed to recognize FFA chapters that actively implement the mission and strategies of the organization. These chapters improve chapter operations using the National Quality Chapter Standards (NQCS) and a Program of Activities (POA) that emphasize growing leaders, building communities and strengthening agriculture. Chapters are rewarded for providing educational experiences for the entire membership.
Ten Missouri FFA members have been selected as national finalists in their respective proficiency award areas and will be honored during the National FFA Convention Oct. 25-28 in Indianapolis.