After sitting down and watching thirty-six retiring addresses from the 2012-13 officer team to those that retired this past year I have found something in common. Although each message is extremely different there is a common message of passion, purpose, and love. I have narrowed these thirty-six amazing speeches to twelve. These twelve quotes are something I believe that every FFA member, and well every person should hold true to them as they go through this coming year.
To have a successful business meeting, an organization must have some structure. If a group of diverse people didn’t have any structure when trying to decide something, nothing would ever get done. Have no fear, Robert is here.
The National FFA Organization is a huge student-led organization. For such an upstanding and well known organization there have been things that have come into creation that sets this organization apart from others. Some of the things that are unique with the FFA is a mission statement, a motto, a creed, an emblem, a system of leadership, and levels of awards.
Based off of what the National FFA website says, it states that “FFA is an intracurricular student organization for those interested in agriculture and leadership. It is one of the three components of agricultural education.” We’re going to break down each section of what this statement says to determine, what is FFA?