Executing with Excellence: A Post-FFA Springboard for Seniors  
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This leadership development experience for seniors will help graduating FFA members learn how to apply what they have learned in the FFA jacket to their post-secondary education or the workforce. Executing with Excellence will be a one-day experience held in conjunction with the Made for Excellence and Building Excellence conferences. The 2018 - 2019 conference dates have now been released, see details below! The same conference will be hosted at all locations across Texas on each of the different dates.

Why should I come? 
- Called "Texas FFA's best kept secret" by advisors
- One of the few advanced, state level opportunities to ALL students! (Qualifying it as a "state day" in local school districts) 
- Facilitated by prominent former FFA members, including state and national officers
- Rejuvenation for the chapter
- 3-in-1 stop 
- Section C of TEKS
- Texas FFA scholarship application 
- Chapter award applications

Students will be able to...
1. List participation in FFA and high school.
2. Differentiate between experiences and skills.
3. Describe the intent of the interviewers’ questions.
4. Create a message based on skills obtained through FFA experiences.
5. Articulate verbal messages based on the audience.
6. Articulate written messages based on the audience.
7. Define the concept of “humble confidence.”
8. Implement the concept of “humble confidence.”
9. Define what makes them the best version of themselves.
10. Identify what makes them the best version of themselves.
11. Establish expectations for growth and lifelong learning.
12. Categorize the time, talent, and/or treasures they have to give.
13. Explain why they should invest in them self and others.
14. Compare and contrast ways they can invest in them self and others.
 

2018 - 2019 Conference Details      
Who:
Executing with Excellence is open to ALL Texas FFA seniors.

When and Where: 
2018 - 2019 Locations and Dates:
San Angelo, Texas at Angelo State University on Monday, October 1, 2018
Commerce, Texas at Texas A&M University - Commerce on Monday, October 8, 2018
Prairie View, Texas at Prairie View A&M University on Monday, October 29, 2018 
Canyon, Texas at West Texas A&M University on Monday, November 12, 2018
Kingsville, Texas at Texas A&M University - Kingsville on Monday, December 10, 2018
Nacogdoches, Texas at Stephen F. Austin State University on Monday, January 7, 2019

Check-in: 7:15 a.m. - 8 a.m.
Conference: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Facilitators: 

Jason Edmondson, Texas FFA Past State Officer
James Mismash, former Area Officer and Ford Leadership Scholar
Ashley Willits, former National FFA Officer 
 
What:
A post-FFA springboard for seniors

Attire:
Official dress

Materials Students Need to Bring:
None; materials and lunch are provided

Registration: 
Advisors register students for the conference through the Texas FFA roster system. Cost for attendance is $75 per student. Don't forget to download your acceptance letter after registration! 

Registration closes 10 days before the event.
Close dates: 
Angelo State University: 9/21/2018 at 11:59 p.m.
Texas A&M University - Commerce: 9/28/2018 at 11:59 p.m.
Prairie View A&M University: 10/19/2018 at 11:59 p.m.
West Texas A&M University: 11/2/2018 at 11:59 p.m.
Texas A&M University - Kingsville: 12/1/2018 at 11:59 p.m.
Stephen F. Austin State University: 12/28/2018 at 11:59 p.m.
 

   
 
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