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FFA TImeline

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    Henry Groseclose, Harry Sander, Walter Newman, and Edmund Magill Organized the Future Farmers of Virginia.
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    1926

    FFA
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    Future farmers of america was born. Colors of the FFA symbol were National Blue and Corn Gold.
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    1st official dress adopted in 1930 dark blue shirt, blue or white pants, blue cap, and yellow tie.
    official creed Adopted in 1930 ( belief system of the FFA) 6 sentences that make 5 paragraphs kind of a poem
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    NFA ( new farmers of America formed)
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    membership rules changed so time in the Armed forces did not count against years of eligibility
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    Attendance was so high a Army cot hotel was set up in the convention hall because they don't have enough rooms in the hotels for everyone that shows up.
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    FFA is now in every state in the US.
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    granted the federal Charter to FFA that means it separates FFA from certain curriculums
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    Harry S Truman Speaks at convention
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    New farmers of america merges with the furture farmers of america
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    1st ag. career show
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    FFA archives developed
    President Nixon speaks
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    Camp courage ground breaking
    Girls allowed to join FFA
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    National FFA alumni Founded
    Building our american commuunities
    BOAC
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    Current offical dress standards created
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    Dews McClure
    1st african american to hold a national office
    President gerald Ford speaks
    Live on network tv
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    Governor Jimmy Carter speaks
    Former FFA member
    Furture US president
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    Julie Smiley
    1st Female to hold national office
    Alaska became 50th state to gain FFA charter
    1st FFA student hand book published
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    Commemorative marker noting site of ffa founding unveiled in Kansas City MO
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    1st Extemporaneous public speaking event held
    Chirste Peterson
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    National FFA foundation raises 1 million in one year for the first time
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    Jan ebertly
    1st female national FFA president
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    Ag Ed network cemputerized network to link all ffa chapters
    1st public service announcement airs
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    first agsicence. teacher of the year award given
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    First national television satellite boradcast of the ffa convention
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    Vice - president George H.W. Bush
    Speaks
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    The name is changed
    Furture farmers of america
    National FFA organzation
    1st 7th and 8th graders become members
    Regan spoke via pre recorded message
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    Pals program launched
    Partners in active learning support
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    Chapters added in 3 US territories
    Virgin Islands
    Guam
    Mcronesia
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    Corey Flournoy
    1st African American National President
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    1st H.O. Sargent Award
    National FFA Center moving
    Alexandia, VA
    Indianapolis, IND.
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    Dedication of National FFA center in Indianapolis
    Jose Santiago
    1st Member from puerto rico
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    1st National Creed Speaking Event
    Michael Von Winkle of Michigan wins
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    1st National Star in Agriscience
    1st National Star in Agricultural Placement
    1st Discovery degree
    Middle SChool
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    75th National FFA Covention
    Louisville Ky
    50th anniversary time capsule opened
    Mohammad Ali Recongnized to honor FFA growing diversity
    Officaial Dress standards updates
    Allow girls to wear black pants
    Removes White pants for bands and choir
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    Javier Moreno
    National President
    1st not to speak english as a native language
    1st puerto rician president
    only blue will do
    changes fit of jacket
    Brings back original colors
    FFA live
    RFD-Tv
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    1st live webcast of 77th national convention ffa.org
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    Seeds of hope
    program to rebuild the gulf coast after katrina
    rfd-tv donates 50,000
    FFA foundation
    break 10million mark