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FFA: Dedicated to Making a Positive Difference In The Lives of Students by Developing their Potential for Premier Leadership, Personal Growth, and Career Success 


FFA is a national organization that serves students enrolled in agricultural education courses grades 7-12. FFA in North Carolina is administered by the North Carolina FFA Association in cooperation with local chapters.

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.

Opportunities for Involvement

An extensive awards/recognition program is provided for individual members, teams and chapters. These include over 40 proficiency awards, the agriscience student program and a five-level degree program for individual members; a chapter-wide award programs recognizing community chapter and member development, and more than 23 career development events. Awards totaling more than $100,000 are awarded each year to individual members and chapters for outstanding achievements in North Carolina. These awards are provided through the North Carolina FFA Association, the National FFA Foundation, and the North Carolina FFA Foundation.

Benefits to Members

FFA members each year receive a membership card, six issues of the FFA New Horizons magazine, the opportunity to participate in the FFA camping program at a minimal cost; the opportunity to participate in numerous leadership development activities/conferences, and the opportunity to participate in the state and national conventions. Over $1,000,000 in college scholarships is awarded annually to deserving FFA members. FFA also offers members the opportunity to participate in international travel experiences, mentoring programs and many other personal development and recreational activities at the local level. Students will also meet new people, develop new friendships, and have the chance to make a positive difference in the lives around them through fundraising and community service projects.

For more information contact Justin Gillespie at justin.gillespie@bcsemail.org

North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
301 N. Wilmington St., Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone: 919-807-3304