Catherine DiBenedetto

FFA Week Festivities

Blog Post created by Catherine DiBenedetto on Feb 24, 2011

Students at our school proudly wear their "I support FFA" buttons and enjoy answering questions about FFA and agriculture from people that normally do not stop to talk. It is a great opportunity to promote agriculture and our FFA programs. The front showcase in our high school is displayed with agriculture career, scholarship, career pathway, CDE, and SAE information. We also highlight the achievements of our students.

FFA week was somewhat short for us in Delaware this year. Monday was our traditional holiday for President's Day and on Tuesday, a snowy weather forcast forced the majority of our schools to close. We still made the best of it at my high school, and plan to extend the festivities into next Monday. Normally, we do the same things year after year. Tuesday - spirit day (blue/gold day) Wednesday- camouflage/plaid day Thursday- FFA Trivia Day Friday - FFA Gear Day. This year we changed Thursday to AG Career Day- dress up as your favorite agriculture career professional. It was quite successful. We had a number of students and even faculty members participate. It is so nice to see support amongst a group. I, of course, was dressed in my best FFA advisor wear today and plan to sport my favorite FFA sweatshirt and jeans tomorrow. This week offers a great opportunity to promote agriculture and our FFA programs. I hope you all had a fun and exciting FFA Week too!