GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Florida FFA Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Distinguished Service Citation. The Distinguished Service Citation is a coveted award reserved for those business and industry partners who have rendered outstanding support of FFA and Agricultural Education in Florida. Partnerships are vital to the success of the Florida FFA Association.
Throughout the years, our partners have gone above and beyond to ensure the success of our programs. The leaders of each of these companies and organizations understand the importance of the skills that FFA members gain through their membership in our organization and they appreciate the impact they will have on the future of our communities, our state and our nation.
The 2020 Florida FFA Distinguished Service Citation recipients are:
Ben Hill Griffin, Inc.
Florida Farm Bureau Federation
These organizations will be recognized during the 4th General Session of the Florida FFA Celebration on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 7:30 PM.
Please join us as we thank these organizations for all they do for agricultural education and FFA.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA FFA CELEBRATION
Extraordinary times lead extraordinary people to do extraordinary things. This summer, thousands of FFA members, advisors, administrators, alumni, parents and industry partners will gather online in a new, exciting, and innovative experience to celebrate another record-breaking year. More than ever, our viewers will be inspired and motivated to take pride in our industry, serve our communities, and become leaders of the next generation.
During the celebration, FFA members and guests will experience motivational speakers and award presentations while virtually meeting Florida FFA’s outstanding officers, members, and supporters.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA FFA ASSOCIATION
The Florida FFA Association is a premier youth, leadership organization with nearly 30,000 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.
The Florida FFA Association is a resource and support organization that does not select, control, supervise or approve local chapter or individual member activities except as expressly provided for in the Florida FFA Association Constitution and Bylaws.
The Florida FFA Association affirms its belief in the value of all human beings and seeks diversity in its membership, leadership and staff as an equal opportunity employer.
THE AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION MISSION
Agricultural education prepares students for successful careers and a lifetime of informed choices in the global agriculture, food, fiber and natural resource systems.
THE FFA MISSION
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.
For more information about Florida FFA and agricultural education, visit floridaffa.org.