Westview FFA Chapter recently recognized
Posted: Friday, April 5, 2013 6:00 pm
The Westview FFA Chapter was recognized as a State Superior Chapter at the 85th annual Tennessee FFA Convention held recently in Gatlinburg.
The FFA State Superior Award recognizes chapters that complete and document at least 16 activities and complete an annual program of activities, which includes a series of activities designed to encourage its members to grow an individuals, to work as part of a team, and to serve others. In order to qualify for this state award, the chapter much complete at least 16 activities: one for each of the five quality standards in each of the three divisions. The three divisions are: Student development with quality standards of leadership, healthy lifestyles, career success, scholarships and personal growth. Chapter development with quality standards of chapter recruitment, finance, public relations, cooperation and support groups. Community development with quality standards of economic development, volunteerism, human relations, citizenship and agriculture promotion. This has been the sixth year in a row that the Westview FFA Chapter has been awarded this prestigious award.
The annual Tennessee FFA State Convention is one of the largest youth gatherings in the state. The Tennessee FFA Convention is unique in its ability to reach thousands of students, advisors, parents, alumni and sponsors with the association’s key message.
The goal of the convention is to build enthusiasm and to send members and supporters home filled with inspiration and renewed motivation to make a positive change in the world around them.
FFA celebrates student promise, spirit and success. The effort members devote to personal career and civic achievement engender hope in local communities and inspire confidence in a new generation and in the future of agriculture.
The convention includes a variety of activities for students. Attendees will compete in state career development events, discuss changes to the FFA constitution, learn about agriculture and meet new friends from across the state. More t han 3,000 young people will continue to be inspired by the dynamic learning environment that is created.
One of the key components of the convention experience is the opportunity to be deeply motivated by the experiences of others. Amazing speaking will take the main stage and share their unique messages while encouraging members to never stop reaching for their dreams.
Published in The WCP 4.4.13