Blue Jackets/Gold Standards:
2007 National FFA Week
February 17-24, 2007
Alabama FFA Association and the National FFA Organization will celebrate
National FFA Week, February 17-24, 2007. The theme this year, "Blue
Jackets/Gold Standards" embodies all the best about FFA members, from
the most recognizable symbol of the organization, the blue corduroy
jacket, to the best ideals and traditions of national life, gold
half a million members around the nation, including over 14,000 in
Alabama, will participate in FFA Week activities at the local and state
level. The focus of National FFA Week is to tell America about the great
opportunities available in agriscience education for all youth.
its beginnings in 1928 as the Future Farmers of America, the National FFA
Organization today reaches out to all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the
Virgin Islands. The Alabama FFA Association was chartered in 1929.
is committed to developing character and leadership skills and preparing
members for a lifetime of civic leadership and personal and career
success. FFA members have opportunities to attend national leadership
conferences, develop a supervised learning project, learn life skills and
serve their communities with service projects.
classroom instruction and hands-on learning, agriscience education
2006-2007 State FFA Officers: (f-r) Salora Wright, State President; Travis McGowin, State Vice President; Brandon Smith, State Secretary; Jerika Buttram, State Treasurer; Justin Posey, State Reporter; and Caleb Colquitt, State Sentinel.