WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Being an Indiana FFA state officer is a yearlong commitment that allows seven young individuals the opportunity to spend the year leading the organization, traveling the state and interacting with thousands of their fellow FFA members.
At the conclusion of the 90th Indiana FFA State Convention, the 2019-2020 Indiana FFA state officer team was elected, and for those seven FFA members, their dream of being a state FFA officer became a reality.
Right after they were elected, the new Indiana FFA state officers shared what it means to them.
“It’s so surreal. Indiana FFA has given me so much over the years as a member.”
“Being elected shows my hard work, dedication and desires for my future were worth it. Never be OK with the word no. You can be anything you want. This moment shows just that.”
“This means the beginning of to the start of a life-changing year.”
“It is so surreal. I have been looking forward to this moment since I was in eighth grade. I watched my best friend serve, and now it’s my turn.”
“This means the world. I have been dreaming of this for a long time. I’m glad to have one more year as an Indiana FFA member.”
“I have such a passion for Indiana FFA. It has made an impact on my life the past four years. Now I have the chance to help lead the organization.”
“Being elected as a state officer was my whole goal ever since I joined. FFA has had a huge impact on me, and I want to make an impact on younger members.”