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Marshall FFA Named 2017 National Model of Excellence Winner

The Marshall FFA Chapter from Missouri has been named the 2017 National FFA Model of Excellence winner at the 90th National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis.
The National Chapter Award program recognizes outstanding FFA chapters that actively implement the mission and strategies of the organization. These chapters improve chapter operations using the National Quality FFA Chapter Standards and a Program of Activities that emphasizes growing leaders, building communities and strengthening agriculture. Chapters are rewarded for providing educational experiences for the entire membership.
To encourage students interested in agricultural construction careers, Marshall FFA organized “Welding Our Future Together.” This included a welding workshop, a tour of Missouri Welding Institute and tutoring for the scholarship competition. During the workshop, FFA members received guided practice on industry welds from a trade school instructor. In addition to this activity, the chapter also conducts activities such as a kindness campaign, “I Believe” packages and coloring for agriculture.
High school chapters that received high three-star ratings during judging in the summer are eligible to compete for the Model of Excellence award, the highest honor awarded to a high school FFA chapter by the National FFA Organization. Ten FFA chapters competed in a presentation and interview process for the top honor during this year’s national convention. Marshall FFA received a plaque in an onstage ceremony during the convention’s second general session on Thursday, Oct. 26.
The National Chapter Award program is sponsored by John Deere.
The National FFA Organization provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural education to 653,359 student members who belong to one of 8,568 local FFA chapters throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The organization is also supported by 344,239 alumni members in 2,051 alumni chapters throughout the U.S.
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2017 National Chapter Awards

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.

 

  • Marshall FFA is a finalist in Model of Excellence while 23, Three Star Chapters will be named.
  • Premier Chapter: Growing Leaders Finalist — Paris FFA and Sweet Springs FFA.
  • Premier Chapter: Building Communities Finalist—Marshall FFA.
  • Premier Chapter: Strengthening Agriculture Finalist—Sweet Springs FFA.

 

Learn more about FFA’s National Chapter Award program.

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Agriscience Fair: 13 Missouri Finalists Named

Missouri FFA is honored this year with 13 finalists in the National FFA Agriscience Fair.

Missouri FFA is honored this year with 13 finalists in the National FFA Agriscience Fair, which recognizes student researchers studying the application of agricultural scientific principles and emerging technologies in agricultural enterprises. The agriscience fair is for middle and high school students. Participation begins at the local level and progresses to state and national levels.

 

Congratulations to all of Missouri’s national finalists.

 

LEARN MORE about National FFA’s Agriscience Fair at https://www.ffa.org/participate/awards/agriscience-fair.

 

 

 

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Celebrating Our Successes: Gearing up for National FFA Convention

A record 532 Missouri FFA members will receive the American FFA Degree at the 2017 national convention.

Life-changing! The National FFA Convention & Expo and its sea of blue jackets brings FFA members together from all corners of the nation to one place in celebration of their accomplishments and to find inspiration for their next. From motivational keynote speakers and energetic concerts to fulfilling workshops and a sweeping Expo floor bustling with agriculture education and industry opportunities, you’ll be snapping pictures and grabbing videos of experiences you’ll remember for a lifetime.

 

GET this year’s schedule online HERE.

 

A record 532 Missouri FFA members will receive the American FFA Degree at this year’s national convention. Join other FFA members across the state as we celebrate our successes through the Agriscience Fair, Proficiency Awards, National Chapter Awards and Career Development Events.

 

 

 

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FFA Food Insecurity Day

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30 FFA chapters with 340 FFA members took time to serve those in need during the Missouri State Fair. MO FFA packed 52,000 meals during the inaugural FFA Food Insecurity Day at the Fair to be used by the Food Bank of Central and Northeast Missouri. Chapters also helped at the front gate collecting food and manning the water gazebos.

MO FFA packed 52,000 meals during the inaugural FFA Food Insecurity Day at the Fair to be used by the Food Bank of Central and Northeast Missouri.

Thank to the event’s sponsors for going the extra mile. None of this would have been possible without their support…

Missouri Farmers Care, Monsanto, Brownfield Ag Network, FCS Financial, Feeding Missouri, MFA Incorporated, Boehringer Ingelheim, Missouri Farm Bureau, Missouri Soybean Association, Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council, Missouri Corn Merchandising Council, Missouri FFA Leadership Fund, Missouri Pork Association, and Missouri State Fair

A special thank you to the staff of Missouri FFA for their support and to the state officers for their work.

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