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Tiffany Rogers: MSU sophomore is National FFA VP

Tiffany Rogers talks with Kirk Heinze on WJR

For the next year, a MSU sophomore will motivate and inspire more than 500,000 fellow FFA members as the 2010-2011 National FFA Eastern Region vice president. She was elected to that office last week at the 83rd National FFA Convention in Indianapolis.

It is only the fourth time a member from Michigan has held a national office, and Tiffany Rogers is among six individuals selected from a field of 36 to hold a national office.

Rogers attends Michigan State University in East Lansing with a major in agricultural business.

“It is my goal to serve as an advocate for agriculture, agricultural education and the National FFA Organization in order to bring all three the attention and respect they deserve,” Rogers says in discussing her future opportunities as a national officer. “I have dedicated my past, present and future to giving my whole heart to FFA and agricultural education by giving everything I have to offer.”

The National FFA Organization, formerly known as Future Farmers of America, is a national youth organization of 523,309 student members as part of 7,487 local FFA chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

“It’s my goal to eventually attend law school and specialize in agriculture and environmental law,” Rogers says.  “I really enjoy helping other people solve their problems and issues.”

Click on the arrow above to hear Rogers’ December 10 Greening of the Great Lakes conversation with Kirk HeinzeGreening of the Great Lakes airs Friday evenings at 7 on News/Talk 760 WJR.

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