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FFA: An Association of Agricultural Education Students

FFA is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of young people by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education. There are over 6,000 FFA members in 78 Utah chapters.

On March 8-10, 2012, FFA members from across the state met in Richfield, Utah to compete at the Utah FFA Association State Convention. Throughout the year FFA members prepared for competitive events in the following areas:

  • Agriscience Fair
  • Parliamentary Procedures
  • Public Speaking
  • Scholarships

Winners included:

  • Extemporaneous Public Speaking
    Sarah Peck – Mountain Crest
  • IFA Scholarship
    Whyatt Garn – Bear River High School
  • Parliamentary Procedure
    Dixie FFA chapter
  • Public Speaking
    Bradie Jill Jones – North Summit
  • Western AgCredit
    Katherine Piper – Payson High School

Winners from these events advance to the national FFA competition on October 24-27, 2012 in Indianapolis, IN.

New state officers elected for the 2012-2013 school year are:

Front row: Tylynn Savage, Bailie Richens, Back row: Whyatt Garn, Madison Walker, McKaylie Nelson, Tarvis Cann

  • President – Tylynn Savage – Mt. Nebo High School
  • Vice President – Whyatt Garn – Bear River High School
  • Secretary – Bailie Richens – North Summit High School
  • Treasurer – Madison Walker – Wasatch High School
  • Reporter – McKaylie Nelson – American Fork High School
  • Sentinel – Travis Cann – South Summit High School

We want to hear about the FFA conference, your skill competition and what your FFA chapter has planned for the rest of the school year. Send your stories to utahcte@schools.utah.gov.

If you are not a member of a FFA, and would like to become a member, talk to your school counselor to get connected with the FFA advisor in your school.

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