Local FFA member receives $1,000 grant from National FFA Foundation

Published 9:21 am Thursday, January 9, 2014

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A $1,000 grant has been awarded to FFA member Cassidy Catrett of Brantley, AL, by the National FFA Foundation.

The SAE Grant is designed to help FFA members create and enhance their supervised agricultural experience (SAE), a

requirement that all FFA members must complete. An SAE requires FFA members to create and operate an agriculturerelated

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business, work at an agriculture-related business or conduct an agricultural research experience.

Upon completion, FFA members must submit a comprehensive report regarding their career development experience.

Catrett is a member of the Brantley FFA Chapter and was selected from hundreds of applicants nationwide.

The National FFA Organization provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural

education to 579,678 student members in grades seven through 12 who belong to one of 7,570 local FFA chapters

throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

The National FFA Foundation is the fundraising arm of the National FFA Organization, which provides leadership,

personal growth and career success training through agricultural education to 579,678 student members in grades seven

through 12 who belong to one of 7,570 local FFA chapters throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

For more, visit the National FFA Organization online at www.FFA.org, on Facebook, Twitter and the official National FFA

Organization blog.