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 Welcome to Stillwater FFA

Stillwater FFA is the leadership and career development component of the Agriscience Department at Stillwater Area High School.  This national-award winning chapter serves students in the largest high school in Minnesota that offers agricultural education and FFA (the high school has over 2000 students in grades 10-12).  Membership in the Stillwater FFA Chapter is open to students that are enrolled in Agriscience courses at Stillwater Area High School.  Students at Stillwater and Oakland Junior High Schools who would like to join FFA may contact an FFA advisor to make special arrangements.  Individuals in neighboring school districts that do not offer FFA are encouraged to pursue the open-enrollment option to take advantage of the high quality Agriscience/FFA program offered through Stillwater Area Public Schools.


  

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 Why should I become a member of the Stillwater FFA Chapter?"

The Stillwater FFA chapter offers a dynamic youth program that prepares our members for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

The FFA develops members’ potential and helps them discover their talent through hands-on experience, which gives members the tools to achieve real-world success.  Many former Minnesota FFA Association members give credit to their success directly to their involvement in the FFA.

Members in our chapter will go on to be premier professionals in many career fields. Our FFA program results in tangible rewards! 

Premier Leadership

Our FFA program prepares our members to be future leaders. Our program strengthens public speaking ability, improves decision-making skills, teaches time management, encourages critial thinking, and promotes respect, responsibilty, and conflict resolution. These skills define premier leadership traits that are developed throughout our FFA program. These skills are taught at chapter meetings, conventions, leadership conferences/workshops, officer training, and leadership development events.

Personal Growth

Our FFA program provides our members the opportunity to grow personally through our Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) programs, membership degrees, proficiency awards, agriscience fairs, and community service. Minnesota FFA offers our members with scholarship opportunties.

Through our SAE programs, members can start their own business or work for a local business (vet clinic, stable, greenhouse, etc.) while attending high school. Our members learn budgeting, communication, responsibility, networking, and resource management skills. The experiences our members gain give them an advantage over their non-member peers when they apply for college, jobs, or other opportunities.

Career Success

What are YOU going to do when you finish high school? Our FFA program can help you develop a plan and then help you develop competitive skills to help you get there!  Members have opportunties to participate in career development events, visit university campuses, and attend career fairs and workshops.

If you don't have a plan for your future; our FFA program can assist you in find a career path and match your skills and education to get there!

Ready to Get Started?

Just bring $15.00 cash or check to an FFA advisor to pay your annual membership dues. Six issues of the FFA New Horizons magazine are included with your dues.


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 Contact Information

Stillwater FFA
Stillwater Area High School
5701 Stillwater Boulevard North
Stillwater, MN  55082 

Advisors:

Glenn Boettcher boettcherg@stillwater.k12.mn.us

Staci Brown
brownst@stillwater.k12.mn.us

 


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