FFA Scholarship Essay

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During my high school career I was blessed to find the Future Farmers of America, also known as the FFA,. The FFA is an organization that stands over half a million members strong. The FFA has prepared me for my future significantly more than any other group or organization I have been involved in. The mission of this program is, “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.” I believe it has done just that for me; this organization has made a profound impact on my life. The two events that have impacted my life are Creed Speaking and Job Interview. Creed Speaking has made a tremendous effect on my speaking…show more content…
During my time on the team, I have been the Sentinel for one year and the Secretary for two years. Being on the officer team has helped me become more organized and a better leader. From helping to organize meetings with the other officers, to attending FFA conventions, I have gained a great deal of responsibility. Future Farmers of America has also provided me with many opportunities to help make an impact in my community through volunteer work. Every year our officer team helps the YMBL, Young Men’s Business League, of Southeast Texas to put on a Special Needs Rodeo. Many school’s life skills programs from all over the area come to enjoy a day where they can be themselves and have fun. There is nothing more rewarding to me than to see these kids happy and to give them the chance to feel included. I have been incredibly blessed with all the opportunities the FFA has given me. The FFA takes students today and transforms them into leaders for tomorrow. Without the many opportunities that this program has given me, I would not be the person I am today. I believe that the FFA has truly prepared me for my future in ways I can not even express and for that I am forever
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