National FFA Officers to Visit

Group discusses leadership with 75 high school students

Posted: January 8, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Wiley Bailey, National Vice President for the Future Farmers of America, breaks out his banjo during a workshop Monday morning at Fayetteville High School. Several National FFA officers came to the school to put on workshops for other FFA members from other area schools.

Wiley Bailey attends Auburn University, plays a banjo and is the champion hog caller in his hometown of Sand Rock, Ala.

What is FFA?

The National FFA Organization, also known as Future Farmers of America, is an organization that helps young people develop career, leadership and life skills in an agricultural-based environment. There are 557,318 FFA members, aged 12-21, in 7,498 chapters in 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Of that number, 44 percent are female.


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