This year, Tennessee boasts an increase in membership statewide. More than 600 new members have been added to this year’s roster. Much of this increase is due to chapters commitments to 100 percent membership and 10 percent membership growth. Congratulations to all of these successful chapters and our new members.
FFA Chapters acros the state have once again proven that the Tennessee FFA Association is one of the best in the nation. Tennessee was one of only a dozen states selected to pilot the 2012 FFA Chapter Challenge. Chapter members set out with the goal of making significant connections with local producers in their area. Area farmers and ranchers were able to go online and vote for their favorite chapters and have the chance to share their agricultural story with FFA members across the nation. Twenty chapters from Tennessee earned enough connections to be recognized as the 2012 Chapter Challenge Winners and receive and FFA credit prize sponsored by Monsanto. Continue reading
More than 60 FFA Chapter from across the state earned top honors by being named a Superior Chapter during the first session of the Tennessee State FFA Convention.
Chapter that compete and document at least 15 activities receive the State Superior Award. They are also eligible to compete for the state’s Gold, Silver and Bronze chapter awards. The state’s top three gold chapter award winners will compete for the National FFA Chapter Award in October in Indianapolis, Ind. Continue reading