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Where Is She Now? Shanna Bowman

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Where Is She Now? Shanna Bowman

Who was the FFA Advisor that influenced you the most? Leigh Loughead What FFA Chapter did you attend? Kofa What are you doing these days? After finishing my industrial engineering degree at Arizona State and my law degree and M.B.A. and Columbia University, I worked on Wall Street in New York as a bond trader at Goldman Sachs followed by several years practicing as an attorney in Phoenix at Jennings, Strouss & Salmon. In 2018, I decided to return to my roots in Yuma to work at my family's farm, Coronation Peak Ranches. I'm excited to bring the skills I...

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2019 Blue & Gold Gala Huge Success

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2019 Blue & Gold Gala Huge Success

Bring together more than 560 passionate advocates for FFA, give them the opportunity to contribute through an incredible silent and live auction, provide dinner and entertainment and unbelievable outcomes are bound to happen at ‘The Biggest Night in Arizona Agriculture.’

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Arizona FFA Foundation Hires New Leadership

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The Arizona Agricultural Education/FFA Foundation recently named Rochell Planty, CMP, CFE as the new Executive Director.

 “We’re excited to announce a restructuring of the Foundation that will move us forward and support our mission as the fundraising arm of Arizona’s FFA,” Steve Goucher, Arizona FFA Foundation President shared.

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Basha FFA wins state landscape / nursery competition

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Basha FFA wins state landscape / nursery competition

The state champion FFA Nursery / Landscape Career Development Event for 2018 is the Basha FFA Chapter, from Chandler. Winning team members (From left) are Olivia Lawrence, Samantha Bouvier, Lauren Myers, and Elizabeth Kaye. The Basha FFA advisors are Kevin Hartfield and Sharon Metzger.  The Arizona Nursery Association invests in the future by sponsoring this annual competition held at the University of Arizona. The purpose of the FFA Nursery/Landscape Career Development Event is to promote career interest, encourage proficiency development and recognize excellence in participants of the event which includes all aspects of the industry to produce, market, utilize and...

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Blue & Gold Gala photos and Bryce Cluff's speech

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Blue & Gold Gala photos and Bryce Cluff's speech

Just under 600 people attended the 2nd Annual Blue & Gold Gala on January 27, 2018. The event was held at the Sheraton Grand Wild Horse Pass. Thank you to all who attended and all of the individuals, organizations and companies who help financially support agricultural education and the FFA in Arizona. We can't do it without you! Enjoy! Downloadable photos are here. Bryce Cluff: "If this jacket could talk" - January 27, 2018 Downloadable Gala 2018 photos are here. The Blue & Gold Gala is presented by: GOLD GALA SPONSORS             SILVER GALA SPONSORS Empire CAT AG...

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