MANHATTAN, Kan. – Governor Sam Brownback today signed a proclamation declaring Feb. 21- 28 as Kansas FFA Week. The Kansas State FFA officers met with Gov. Brownback and several key legislative leaders in Topeka to promote and celebrate FFA Week. In Kansas there are more than 8,894 FFA members in 176 chapters across the state. The FFA strives to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing the potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success.
As the largest economic driver in Kansas, the agriculture industry works diligently to provide our food, fiber and energy needs not only in America, but around the world. Providing a solid foundation for the development of future agriculture leaders, the FFA prepares students to meet the demands of feeding the growing world.
“I know first-hand the benefits of serving as an FFA officer,” Governor Brownback said. “I congratulate this next generation of leaders as they acquire the skills they will use throughout life.”
2014-2015 Kansas FFA Officers include: Taylor Green, Southeast of Saline; Bethany Schifferdecker, Girard; Jeff Hadachek, Republic County; Chantelle Simon, Hill City; Kyle Apley, Blue Valley and Nick Meyer, Marion-Florence.
To learn more about the Kansas FFA Association, please visit https://www.facebook.com/ksffa