FFA attends Legislative Breakfast

Submitted by: Samantha Makamson, Ackerman FFA Chapter Reporter

On February 19th Ackerman FFA, Choctaw County FFA, and Weir FFA
members attended the 35th annual Legislators’ and Sponsors’
Breakfast. This is a time for FFA members from all across the state
to honor our Legislators.

Representative Joey Hood joined us for this celebration. Guest
speakers for the breakfast included: Mr. Mike Mulvihill, Director
Office of Career and Technical Education; Commissioner Cindy Hyde-
Smith, Commissioner of Agriculture; and Mr. Glen Caves, a former
State and National Officer for the National FFA Organization.

After the breakfast program, FFA members made their way to the State
Capitol building for the flag raising ceremony performed by our State
FFA Officers on the south steps.Afterwards Representative Joey Hood
gave us a tour of the Capitol and the House of Representative
chambers. FFA members had a great time and hope to attend next year.