The FFA gives students the opportunity to explore agricultural careers at a hands-on approach and allows our students to receive the experience one must have when facing the real world. Through our judging and leadership teams, as well as animal and Ag mechanic projects we travel the state of Texas to compete and gain the skills that are needed to excel one in a specific or several areas of interest.
The competitions that Graham FFA competes at are in two categories, LDE (Leadership Development Events) and CDE (Career Development Events.
Our LDE teams consist of: Jr./ Sr. Chapter Conducting, Jr./ Sr. Creed Speaking, Radio, Job Interview, Jr./ Sr. Skills, Jr./ Sr. Quiz team, Prepared Speaking, and Extemporaneous Speaking.
Then our CDE teams consist of: Meat Evaluation, Livestock Judging, Horse Judging, Wildlife, Range, Land, Cotton, Wool, and dairy products.
Showing animals is another area of the FFA. Students learn what it takes to raise an animal that is ideal for market. During this process student learn many valuable lessons that cannot be taught in a classroom setting. It takes a lot of dedication, responsibility and hard work and its reward is the lessons one receives from taking on such a project.
Another category that the FFA competes in is Agricultural Mechanics. This is where students are able to showcase their skills that they have learned by building projects that illustrate skills in Welding, Creativity, Mechanics, Electrical, Wood workmanship, etc…
FFA is a dynamic organization that prepares students for a career in the future. The FFA fully believes in its Motto: Learning to Do, Doing to Learn, Earning to Live, Living to Serve.
For further information go to: National FFA website Texas FFA website