The National FFA Organization announces six state grant winners for the Living to Serve State Grant Program that funds FFA chapters and rural youth engaged in service learning activities. They are Ohio (Federal Hocking, Miami East, Wauseon, and Carrollton FFA chapters); Kansas (Columbus and Marysville FFA chapters); Wisconsin (Ithaca, Prairie du Chien, Sauk Prairie and Wittenberg FFA chapters); New York (Letchworth, Hamilton, and Springville FFA chapters); Louisiana (Ponchatoula, Bell City, Starks and Northeast FFA chapters; and Montana (Shields Valley, Browning and Beaverhead FFA chapters).
Each FFA chapter received from $2,250 to $5,000 each for a total of $102, 314, and their projects will be completed by early May 2007. Funds are provided through a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture, Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service Rural Youth Development program.
Source: FFA release