Executing with Excellence: A Post-FFA Springboard for Seniors  
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Conference Overview      

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. Information for the 2022-2023 conference is coming soon! 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.

2023-2024 Conference Details      
Executing with Excellence is open to ALL senior Texas FFA members.

When and Where: 
October 2, 2023 - West Texas A&M University
Registration Close: September 22, 2023 @ 11:59pm
October 16, 2023 - Midwestern State University
Registration Close: October 6, 2023 @ 11:59pm
November 13, 2023 - Texas A&M University-Commerce
Registration Close: November 3, 2023 @ 11:59pm
January 5, 2024 - Stephen F. Austin State University
Registration Close: December 20, 2023 @ 5:00pm
January 22, 2024 - Texas A&M University-College Station
Registration Close: January 12, 2024 @ 11:59pm

Facilitators (varies by location):
Windsor Godfrey, Campbell Offield, Taylor Shakelford, Tracy Branch, Zoee Nolan, Megan Gould, Hayden Lovelady, Cade Conrad

Official dress

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

Advisors register students for the conference through the Texas FFA roster system. Cost for attendance is $60 per student. 

  Corporate Sponsors

If you have any questions, please contact the Texas FFA office, at ashlee@texasffa.org. 

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