FFA Providing Students with Leadership and Growth Opportunities

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (2/26/20)

Fertile, MN -- This week is National FFA Week, a week to share more about what FFA is and to celebrate the impact it has on those involved the organization. FFA is a youth organization that prepares students for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education. All week long, we’ll be chatting with area FFA leaders and members to tell their story about their involvement in FFA. Katerina Ivanov is Senior at Fertile-Beltrami who has been involved in the organization since the 7th grade. She says over the years the FFA has given her an opportunity to try new things and develop a sense of leadership.

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Ivanov has served in an officer position in the Fertile-Beltrami FFA for the last three years and is currently Chapter President. She speaks on what she enjoys about being in a leadership position.

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Even though FFA’s heritage is deeply rooted in agriculture, Ivanov notes that it’s a great organization for anyone, whether they have interest in farming or not.

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Listen for interviews with area FFA members at 10:45am and 3:45pm all week long on 106.5 KRJB.