October 7, 2023
The FFA tribute this week goes to Colin McIntyre, Missouri State FFA vice president.
Colin grew up in Kansas City and joined FFA because he was involved in urban agriculture, and to show youth that agriculture is important, no matter where you grow up. As he moved to leadership roles, Colin wanted to show the students that it’s important to be involved in agriculture. He’s excited to engage with members across the state over the next year and be a leader.
He's going to school for ag communications and is excited to continue to tell ag’s story, both urban and rural.
The weekly FFA Chapter Tribute is an opportunity to shine a spotlight on the good work of your local chapter. Tell us about what you're doing, give us some history from your group and tell our viewers of the work you do in the community. FFA chapters across the country deserve recognition for the work they do, make sure we include yours.
To have your chapter considered for this weekly feature, send along information about your group by e-mail to Max Armstrong at [email protected]. They'll get your group on the list of those that will be covered in the future. It's a chance to share your story beyond the local community.
The National FFA Organization, formerly known as Future Farmers of America, is a national youth organization of about 650,000 student members as part of 7,757 local FFA chapters. The National FFA Organization remains committed to the individual student, providing a path to achievement in premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. For more, visit the National FFA Organization online www.ffa.org, on Facebook at facebook.com/nationalffa, on Twitter at twitter.com/nationalffa.
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