The St. Ansgar FFA chapter celebrated National FFA Week this week. National FFA Week embraces more than 91 years of FFA traditions while looking forward to the organization’s future.  More than 670,000 members will participate in National FFA Week activities at local, state and national levels.

Designated a national week in 1947, the week of George Washington’s birthday, National FFA Week runs from Saturday to Saturday and gives FFA members an opportunity to educate the public about agriculture. During the week, chapters conduct a variety of activities to help others in their schools and communities learn about FFA and agricultural education.

The St. Ansgar FFA chapter will celebrate National FFA Week by participating in the following activities.  Dress-up days include: Tuesday – Flannel Day;  WednesThe St. Ansgar FFA chapter celebrated National FFA Week this week. National FFA Week embraces more than 91 years of FFA traditions while looking forward to the organization’s future.  More than 670,000 members will participate in National FFA Week activities at local, state and national levels.

Designated a national week in 1947, the week of George Washington’s birthday, National FFA Week runs from Saturday to Saturday and gives FFA members an opportunity to educate the public about agriculture. During the week, chapters conduct a variety of activities to help others in their schools and communities learn about FFA and agricultural education.

The St. Ansgar FFA chapter will celebrate National FFA Week by participating in the following activities.  Dress-up days include: Tuesday – Flannel Day;  Wednesday –  Camo/ Hat day;  Thursday – FFA Apparel Day;  and Friday – Favorite tractor/ truck apparel day as well as National FFA “Wear Blue” Day.   The St. Ansgar FFA chapter officers also served an appreciation lunch for school faculty and staff on Tuesday, Feb 19th.  The St. Ansgar FFA chapter members will also be competing in the 2019 Sub-district FFA Leadership Contests that will be held at West Fork schools in Sheffield on Thursday, February 21st.  After school on Friday, Feb 22st chapter members are planning a trip to Air Insanity in Rochester.

The St. Ansgar FFA chapter was chartered in 1940.  Local Agricultural Education programs are comprised of three components including Classroom Instruction, FFA, and Supervised Agricultural Experience projects.  Today’s FFA members are the innovators and leaders of tomorrow.  Through agricultural education and hands-on learning, they are preparing for more than 250 unique career opportunities in the food, fiber and natural resources industries.

The National FFA Organization provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural education to 669,989 student members who belong to one of 8,630 local FFA chapters throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The organization is also supported by 459,514 alumni members in 2,236 alumni chapters throughout the U.S.

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