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How many items are included in the tresurer's report? 6
What year was the offical dress standards recently revised? 2002
The last time the National Constitution and By laws was revised was at the 77th National Convention in what year? 2006
National FFA week material can be ordered from what catalog? core
What catalog carries banquet decorations, awards, and supplies? Blue
Smith-Hughes National Vocation Act 1917
Virginia Tech establishes Future Farmers of Virginia 1925
Future Farmers of America established in Kansas City MO 1928
First National FFA Convention held inKansas City: 33 delegates from 18 states 1928
First Sectional gathering of New Farmers of America held 1928
National blue and corn gold adopeted as official colors 1929
Carlton Patton of Arkansas named first Star Farmer of America 1929
Official Creed Adopted 1930
First national speaking contest held, winner: Edward Drace Missouri 1930
First Official Dress uniform adopted: dark blue shirt, blue or white pants, blue cap, and yellow tie 1930
Delegates restrit membership to boys only 1930
Blue corduroy jacket adopeted as Official Dress 1933
group of FFA officers and members made pilgramage to Washington DC where they were greeted on the White House Lawn by President Franklin D Roosevelt 1933
New Farmers of America founded in Tuskegee, Ala 1935
active FFA members exceeded 100,000 memembers 1935
During national convention action was taken to establish a national FFA camp and leadership training school in Washingtion DC 1937
28.5 acres of land was purchased for the first FFA owned national headquarters; the land was apart of George Wahsington's estate 1939
Indentical twins, Albert and Arthur Lacy of Hondo, Texas became the only members ever to share the title of Star Farmer of Ameria 1939
Future Farmers of Amerian Foundation formed 1944
138,548 FFA members were serving in the armed forces during World War II 1944
First National FFA agriculture proficieny award presented for agricultural mechanics 1944
First National Band preformed at national FFA convention 1947
First FFA chorus and national FFA talent program held at national ffa convention 1948
natinoal ffa supply service began operation 1948
first international exchange program for FFA memebers began with Young Farmers Club of Great Britian 1948
record jump in membership from 238,269 in 1947 to 260,300 in 1948; so many members attended the 20th National FFA convention that a folding cot hotel was set up in the basement of the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City 1948
first ffa week celebrated during the week of George Washingtion's birthday 1948
President Harry S Truman granted Federal Charter, Public Law 740 to FFA 1950
First Issue of the National Future Farmer magazine published 1952
The US Post Office Department issued a special stamp to celebrate the 25th anniversary of FFA 1953
President Dwight D Eisenhower was the first president to speak at a national FFA convention 1953
Former Presdient Harry S Truman spoke during national convention 1957
First National FFA center dedicated in Alexandria Va 1959
New Farmers of America merges with the Future Farmers of America 1965
First FFA National Career Show held at national FFA convention 1966
President Richard Nixon attends national FFA convention 1968
FFA opens membership to girls 1969
First national star in agribuisness, Ken Dunagan from Arizona 1969
Washington Conference (now WLC) begins 1969
Delegate body of the national FFA convention established alumni class of membership as part of the constitution 1969
FFA offical dress standads created 1973
Fred McClure from Texas is the first African American elected to national office 1974
President Gerald Ford is the guest speaker at national FFA convention; the speech is carried live to network televison 1974
Food for America Program is launched 1975
Julie Smiley of Washington is the first female elected to national office 1976
Alaska becomes the last of the 50 states to obtain a national charter 1976
President Jimmy Carter addressed the 51st National FFA convention 1978
First Extemporaneous Public speaking event held and won by Christe Peterson of Wisconsin 1979
National FFA Foundation raises $1 million in one year for the first time 1980
Jan Eberly, CA, becomes the first female national FFA president 1982
George H.W. Bush spoke at national convention as vice president to Ronald Reagan 1987
Future Farmers of America changes its name to National FFA Organization to relfect the growing diversity in the industry of agriculture 1988
Seventh and Eighth grade students permitted to become FFA members 1988
Agriscience Student Recongnition Program introduced 1988
The National Future Farmer Magazine changes its name to FFA New Horizons 1989
Parters in Active Learning Support (PALS) is launched 1990
Chapters in the Virgin Islands and Guam. along with 5 chapters in Micronesia are chartered 1991
Corey Flournoy, Illinois, is the first African American to be eleceted national FFA president, he is also the first urban studnet leader 1994
H.O. Sargent Award, reinstated promoting diversity among chapters 1996
FFA announces its descision to move the National FFA Center from Alexandria VA to Indianapolis Ind 1996
FFA announces its decision to move the national ffa convention from Kansas City, MO to Louisville Kentucky 1996
the official website for FFA, www.ffa.org debuts 1996
fisrt agri entrepreneurship awards presented 1997
National FFA center in indianapolis Ind is dedicated July 20 1998
agricultural education national headquarters dedicated in alexandria va 1998
national convention held in kansas city MO for last time 1998
Joe Santiago elected to national office; he is the first memember from Puerto Ricoto serve as national officer 1998
Public Law 81-740 revised through congress and replaced by public law 105-225 on Aug 12 1998
72nd National FFA Convention held in Louisville Kentucky 1999
First National Creed Speaking Event; Michael Van Winkle of Arkansas wins 1999
Delegates at the national ffa convention approve the discovery degree for mdidle school students 2000
First National Star in Agriscience named; Steven Offer, Wisconsin 2001
First National Star in Agricultural Placement named; Nicholas Streff, South Dakota 2001
First Female Star Farmer named; Karlene Lindow, Wisconsin 2002
Official Dress Standards Revised 2002
Javier Moreneo, Puerto Rico, elected national FFA president, becomes first person with a native language other than English and the first Puerto Rican electedas national FFA president 2003
first live webcast of national FFA convention premieres on www.ffa.org 2004
National FFA launched Seeds of Hope, a fundraising campaign to rebuild Gulf Coast states' agricultural education and FFA programs following Hurricane Katrina; $835, 699 in donations distributed to affected programs 2005
FFA foundation breaks the $10 million mark in raising money for FFA programs and services 2005
National FFA foundation receives first $1 million contribution from the Ford Motor Company 2006
Endoresment of agricultural education's long-range goal of 10,000 quality agricultural education programs by 2015 where every student is a member of FFA and has a relevant SAE 2006
FFA merchandise Center opens its doors 2007
FFA New Horizons adds online feature- www.ffanewhorizons.org 2007
FFA memeber networking site,FFA Nation, launches at ffanation.ffa.org 2008
8st National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind,has record attendance of 54,731 members, teachers, supporters, and guest 2008
Board makes decision to rotate the Convention between Louisville and Indianapolis,beginning with Louisville in 2013 2008
FFA celebrates 40 years of women in the organization 2009
83rd National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, IND has record attendance of 54,942 members, teachers, supporters,and guest 2010
Dr. Larry Case retires after 26 years as national FFA advisor 2010
six college age ffa members travel to Zambia for teh FFA global outreach: Africa program 2010
the National FFA Alumni Association celebrates its 40th anniversary 2011
FFA celebrates Native Americans in FFA, agriculture and agricultural education during the 84th National FFA Convention 2011
the National FFA foundation receives a record $16 million in support of FFA 2011
Steve A Brown named national FFA advisor 2011
the agricultural career network is launched 2011
code of ethics adopted 1952
The national Foundation for Infantile Paralysis presents NFA with Certificate of Appreciation 1958
code of ethics revised 1995
creed was adopted 3rd National Convention
Creed revised 38th and 63rd national convention
First Natinoal FFA President Leslie Applegate, New Jersey
President who retired and the vice president who took his place: President: Harold Gum, West Virginia Vice: Marvin Jagels Idaho
National FFA Presidents from Texas Bobby Tucker, J Ken Johnson, Donnell Brown, Curtis C Childers, Corey Rosenbusch, Trent McKnight
First National NFA president David Simmons, Alabama
National NFA Presidents from Texas Lawrence Price, Dudley DeRouen, Oliver Hunt (Resigned) Cecil Strickland, William Love, and Adolphus Pinson (last NFA president)
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