Go Pokes! National FFA President for 2023-24 is Amara Jackson- a Ferguson College of Ag Student

The 2023-24 National FFA Officer team was elected Saturday during the final session of the 96th National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis.

Students from Michigan, Missouri, Florida, Iowa, Ohio and New Mexico were elected by National FFA Delegates today to serve as 2023-24 National FFA Officers. They will lead the organization for the next year.

These members were selected from 35 candidates vying for the honor. Candidates take part in an extensive interview process with the National FFA Officer Nominating Committee leading up to the selection.

Amara Jackson of Michigan was elected national president. She is a former member of the Corunna FFA Chapter. She currently is a student at Oklahoma State University with a co major of Ag Communications and Agribusiness- you can hear her thoughts about why she is at OSU and her hopes for her year as President in a conversation she had Saturday after noon with Meghan Grebner from the Brownfield Network- in the audio bar below:

Courtesy of Ferguson College of Ag- Oklahoma State University

Jackson’s officer team that she will be leading will include:

Grant Norfleet of Missouri was elected national secretary. He is a former member of the Mexico FFA Chapter.

Carter Howell of Florida was elected southern region vice president. He is a former member of the Durant Senior FFA Chapter.

Kanyon Huntington of Iowa was elected central region vice president. He is a former member of the East Union FFA Chapter.

Morgan Anderson of Ohio was elected eastern region vice president. She is a former member of the Amanda-Clearcreek FFA Chapter.

Emily Gossett of New Mexico was elected western region vice president. She is a former member of the Silver City FFA Chapter.

Each year, during the National FFA Convention & Expo, six student members are elected by delegates to represent the organization as national officers. Delegates elect a president, secretary and vice presidents representing the country’s central, southern, eastern and western regions.

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