Carver Middle School’s Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter celebrated National FFA Week February 26 through March 2.
“Throughout the week, members participated in fun dress up days, including Camo Day, Hat Day, and Cow Day. FFA members also held an appreciation breakfast for Carver faculty and staff and presented daily FFA facts on the school’s morning announcements. During their monthly meeting held on Wednesday, members wrote thank you cards to local supporters,” Walton County School District Spokesperson Callen Moore said in a press release. “A week earlier, FFA members spent their intercession break at Tractor Supply in Monroe spreading awareness about the program and promoting Tractor Supply’s new FFA paper emblem program, Grants for Growing.”
Each year, FFA chapters across the United States celebrate National FFA Week around George Washington’s birthday, Feb. 22, because of Washington’s legacy as an agriculturist and farmer.
“National FFA Week is a time for chapter members to host group activities, conduct service projects, recruit new members, share agricultural information with others, advocate for agriculture, and also show off their FFA pride,” Moore said.