Chillicothe FFA Third In State Top Chapter Awards
The Chillicothe FFA Chapter placed THIRD out of 347 chapters in the state and earned a Top Chapter Award at the 91st Missouri FFA Convention. Only 10% of state chapters receive a top chapter designation each year.
The National Chapter Award Program is designed to recognize FFA chapters that actively implement the mission and strategies of the organization. These chapters improve chapter operations using the National Quality Chapter Standards and a Program of Activities that emphasize growing leaders, building communities and strengthening agriculture. Chapters are rewarded for providing educational experiences for the entire membership.
The Chillicothe FFA growing leaders activities included Going for the Gold. Going for the Gold is the chapter’s annual scholarship program. The chapter set a goal to raise $25,000 from local individuals and businesses for their scholarship fund. They exceeded their goal by raising more than $45,000. All FFA members of the senior class applied for at least one of the scholarships that the chapter offered to help further their education.