GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Belinda G. Chason Legacy Program Award has been created to recognize an agriculture education program for their excellence in the total Agriculture Education Model, including classroom/laboratory instruction, Supervised Agricultural Experience, and FFA. In order to receive this honor a chapter must receive the Premier Chapter award and fill out the National Chapter Award application.
The Florida FFA Association is pleased to announce the 2018 Awardees:
Barrington Middle FFA
Frostproof Senior FFA
These chapters will be recognized at the 90th Florida FFA Convention on Wednesday, June 13th, 2018. One member and one advisor of each of these chapters will be recognized on stage during the 2nd General Session, and should report to the holding room thirty minutes prior to the session in which they are to be recognized.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA FFA STATE CONVENTION & EXPO
The annual state FFA convention and expo is the highlight of Florida FFA’s year. Nearly 5,000 FFA members, advisors, administrators, alumni, parents and industry partners come together to celebrate the achievements won by the past and present generations of agriculturalists, while continuing to develop their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success. Attendees will be inspired and motivated to take pride in our industry, serve our communities, and become leaders of the next generation.
While at the convention, FFA members and guests will experience motivational speakers, award presentations, exciting exhibits, challenging Career Development Events, and plenty of entertaining activities. Attendees can take a stroll through the Florida FFA Expo in search of the perfect career connection, attend a workshop to brush up on those leadership skills, or simply interact and share ideas with FFA members and advisors from across the state.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA FFA ASSOCIATION
The Florida FFA Association is a premier youth, leadership organization with over 18,000 middle and highschool student members – as part of over 300 local FFA chapters across the state. FFA members participate in nearly 50 leadership and career development events each year. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.
The Florida FFA Association is a resource and support organization that does not select, control, supervise or approve local chapter or individual member activities except as expressly provided for in the Florida FFA Association Constitution and Bylaws.
The Florida FFA Association affirms its belief in the value of all human beings and seeks diversity in its membership, leadership and staff as an equal opportunity employer.
THE AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION MISSION
Agricultural education prepares students for successful careers and a lifetime of informed choices in the global agriculture, food, fiber and natural resource systems.
THE FFA MISSION
FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.
For more information about Florida FFA and agricultural education, visit floridaffa.org
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