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Kingwood Park FFA Student Recognized as Texas FFA Ford Leadership Scholar

2015 FFA Ford Scholar

 
Lauryn Galloway of Kingwood Park FFA was one of ten graduates of the Texas FFA Association’s Ford Leadership Scholars program recognized at the sixth annual Ford Leadership Scholars Banquet in Austin, TX on Jan. 8. Galloway exemplifies the program’s selection criteria of action, relationships, vision, character, awareness and continuous improvement. More than 200 FFA members applied to be a part of the program.

 

“Fostering effective, visionary servant leadership is vitally important to the future of our state and nation,” said Tom Maynard, Texas FFA Executive Director, said. “I believe the Ford Leadership Scholars program provides a unique opportunity for FFA members to develop their potential to lead a life of influence and for the FFA to create a legacy of leadership for communities across Texas.”

 

The Ford Leadership Scholars program provides an intense hands-on leadership development experience through apprentice-type scenarios, interaction with nationally-recognized leaders and projects to be completed by student in their respective communities. The program is funded by an endowment established by the Ford Motor Company and Texas Ford dealers. Each scholar also receives a $1,000 academic scholarship.

 

The Texas FFA Association is an agricultural youth leadership organization that has operated as an integral part of the state’s agricultural education curriculum since 1929. The organization is the nation’s largest state FFA association with a membership of more than 114,000 members in high school and middle school campuses. For more information about the Texas FFA Association, visit www.texasffa.org.