With the 90th National FFA Convention & Expo quickly approaching, it’s the perfect time to learn why nearly everywhere you look in Indianapolis or in online coverage you’ll see the same recurring words: I Can. We Will.
Those words represent the 2017-18 National FFA Organization theme and reflect the personal desires of 2016-17 National FFA Officer Team. That group of student leaders came together early this year to find the words and feeling that drive their purpose as national officers. “I Can. We Will.” was the result.
So what does the theme really mean to the national officers? Consider this:
The future of agriculture is strong and as the population continues to grow, so does the need for a healthy and abundant food supply. Individually, FFA members can make their voice be heard in educating others on the importance of agriculture and growing our resources in the food, fiber and natural resources industry as it impacts our quality of life. Together, our message becomes stronger.
Giving back to others and serving the community has always been important to FFA members. Throughout the year, a member can transform his/her passion for service in his/her community by giving back in a variety of ways – from Food For All and Living to Serve grants to National FFA Week. During t