Neshoba Central FFA Chapter attends convention
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 1:00 AM
Members of the Neshoba Central FFA Chapter attended the 80th State Convention of the Mississippi FFA Association held on the campus of Mississippi State University June 3-5, 2013.
The state convention is a culmination and celebration of the accomplishments and achievements of the members of the Mississippi FFA Association.
While at the convention, FFA members had the opportunity to participate in competitions, leadership development workshops and network with departmental representatives from the Division of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine at Mississippi State University.
There are currently more than 3500 members in 106 FFA Chapters in the Mississippi FFA Association. Participation in organizational activities exposes members to opportunities to develop leadership and teamwork skills; become productive, contributing members of their local communities through service learning projects; and develop their interests and potential success in a career area during high school through implementation of supervised experience programs and competing in career development event competitions. The following members of the Neshoba Central FFA Chapter attended the Mississippi FFA Convention: Morgan Warren, Jacob Stewart, Josh Storey, Anna Lewis, Logan Boatner, Austin Storey, Breann Boatner, Aspen White, Tanner Moss, Triston Coats, Alayna Smith. The advisor at Neshoba Central FFA Chapter is Dr. Robert Pearson. The Agricultural Education program in Mississippi is a division of the Career and Technical Education system within the Mississippi Department of Education. 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.