GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Florida FFA Association is pleased to announce the selection of the 2012 Food for America program finalists.  This program is designed to encourage FFA members to participate in Agricultural Literacy and Awareness projects on the local level.  The overall chapter winner will be awarded on stage during the 6th General Session of the 84th Florida FFA State Convention on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at the Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando.  One member and one advisor from each finalist chapter should report to the holding room (Grand Sierra A) thirty minutes prior to the session in which they are to be recognized.

The chapter finalists in alphabetical order are:

Branford FFA
Hudson FFA
Northview FFA
Oakleaf FFA
Tenoroc FFA

About the Florida FFA State Convention

The annual state FFA convention is truly a week that absolutely everybody should experience.  FFA members come together to celebrate the achievements won by the past and present generations of agriculturalists, while continuing to develop their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success.  Honoring past and present accomplishments, FFA members, along with advisors, alumni, parents and supporters, will be inspired and motivated to take pride in our industry, serve our communities, and become leaders for the future.

About the Florida FFA Association

The Florida FFA Association is a premier youth, leadership organization with 16,000 middle and high school student members – as part of over 300 local FFA chapters across the state.  FFA members participate in nearly 50 leadership and career development events each year. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.

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