McRee Ford is pleased to announce they are once again working with FFA to award college scholarships to local members. This is the 22nd year of the Built Ford Tough Scholarship program. Last year, Ford Trucks, awarded more than $525,000 in scholarships.
McRee Ford is sponsoring 18 scholarships valuing $1,000 each through the National FFA Scholarship program. These scholarships will provide financial aid to FFA members attending four year colleges. Students from the Clear Brook, Clear Creek, Clear Falls, Clear Lake, Clear Springs, Dickinson, Friendswood, Pearland, and Santa Fe FFA chapters are encouraged to apply for this scholarship.
“We’re pleased to be able to support the local chapters and Ford Motor Company in its strong commitment to the National FFA”, says Mitchell Dale of McRee Ford. “All our previous scholarship recipients tell us how grateful they are for the financial support and how the FFA experience has changed their lives.”
This year, the dealer signature page accompanying the scholarship applications are due by February 06, 2019 and can be found at www.FFA.org/Scholarships
The National FFA Organization provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural education to 629,367 student members who belong to one of 7,757 local FFA chapters throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
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About National FFA Organization
The National FFA Organization is a national youth organization of 629,367 student members as part of 7,757 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. The National FFA Organization operates under a federal charter granted by the 81st United States Congress and it is an integral part of public instruction in agriculture. The U.S. Department of Education provides leadership and helps set direction for FFA as a service to state and local agricultural education programs. For more, visit the National FFA Organization online at FFA.org, on Facebook, Twitter and the official National FFA Organization blog.
About National FFA Foundation
The National FFA Foundation builds partnerships with industry, education, government, other foundations and individuals to secure financial resources that recognize FFA member achievements, develop student leaders and support the future of agricultural education. Governed by a 19-member board of trustees comprised of educators, business leaders, individual donors and FFA alumni, the foundation is a separately-registered nonprofit organization. About 82 percent of every dollar received by the foundation supports FFA members and agricultural education opportunities. For more, visit FFA.org/Give.