Forty-Seventh AnnualCONVENTIONAlabamaFFAAssociation*"A Future ForAmerica-FFA"*Garrett ColiseumJune 8-10, 1976Montgomery, Alabama

LEA D ER S H I PCONVENTION PROGRAMMonday, June 7P .M.3:00FUla! lnterview of State FFA Officer Can didates (Board Room, Garrett Coliseum)Tuesday, June 8A.M.8 :00-12:00 Registra.tion- Garrett Coliseum9:00 Forestry Judging Contest (Livestock Arena,Aubwn)Livestock Judging Contest (Livestock Arena,Auburn)Dairy Judging Contest (North Auburn DairyUnit)Land Judging Contest (Livestock Arena,Aubmn )Semi-Final Eliminations Public Speaking(Richard Beard Building)Semi-F inal Eliminations String Band (Gm' reU Coliseum)Semi-Fillal Eliminations Quartet (GarrettColisewn)11 :00-12:00 Cowtesy Corps Meeting (Gan-ett Col iseum Lobby)P.M.1:00Delegate Orientation (Gan-ett ColiseumArena)2:00 Opening CeremonySeating DelegatesGreetings - Mr. J3. P. Dilworth, Branch Dir ector, Program Supervision, VocationalEducationGreetings - Elton Bouldin, National FFAVice President, Southern Region, Cross ville, AlabamaBusiness SessionActivity ProgramAppointment of Committees.Remarks - Tom Cardwell, Sentinel, Nota roIga FFA ChapterChapter AwardsGreetings mId Announcements - Mr. J. C.Hollis, State FFA AdvisorClOSing Ceremony8 :45 Meeting of All Local Advisors (Garrett Col iseum )LEARNINGTODO

COOPERATIONPROGRAMTuesday EveningP.M.7:00Music - Tommy Conner and Billy Joe Dixon,Geneva FFA Chapter7 :80 FIRST GENERAL SESSIONOpening CeremonyRemarks - Ronnie Day, Reporter, PisgahFFA ChapterQuartet FinalsFuture Farmer of The Year AwardAwards to QuartetsVespers Program - State FFA OfficersAnnoWloomentsClosing CeremonyWednesday, June 9A.M.8:309:00Music (First Place Quartet)SECOND GENERAL SESSIONOpening CeremonyString Band FinalsAddress- Elton Bouldin, National FFA VicePresident, Soulhern Region, Crossville,AlabamaState FFA Officers' Yearly Report - Frank lin Dawson, State SecretaryBuilding Our American Communities AwardsRemarks - Eric Summerford, Treasurer,Falkville FFA ChapterAwards to String BandsP.M.1 :302:00Address - Dr. Wayne Teague, State Super intendent of EducationAwards - Land Judging, D 'Y Judging,Livestock Judging, FOl'esb}, Judging, Orn amental Horticulture Jud ging, Safety,Champion Com GrOwing Awards, FrumWoodland Improvement ContestAddress - Honorable Jere Beasley, Lieuten ant Governor of AlabamaRemarks - Franklin Dawson, Secretary, Flo rala F FA ChapterAwards - Agricultural Mechanics, BuildingConstruction, Power and Diesel Mechan ics, M. K. Heath Animal Health and San itation AwardDOINGTOL EARN

CITIZENSHIPRemarks - Dennis Adams, Second Vi :e Pres ident, W, S. -eal FFA ChapterProficiency Awards - Forestry Management:,F ish & WildliJe Management, OrnamentalHorticulture, Ag)'jcoltural Electrification,Agricultmal Mechanics, Poultry Produc tionRemarks - Gary Mitchell, First Vice PreSi dent, Weogufka FFA ChapterProficiency Awards - Crop Produ ction ,Dairy Production, livestock Production,Beef Production, Swine Production, Place ment in Agricultural Production, Agricul tural Sales and / or Service, Soil and WaterManagement, Home and Farmstead Im provement, Agricultmal ProcessingClOSing Ceremony ednesdayEve,ungP .M.7 :007 :30Music (First Place String Band)THIRD GENEHAL SESSIONOpening CeremonyStar Farmer CeremonyConferring of Honorary State Frumer De greesPublic Speaking FinalsHonor Parents of 1975-76 State FFA OfficersAwards to Public SpeakersAnllouncemerltsClOSing CeremonyThursday, June 10A ,M.9:00LAST GENERAL SESSIONOpening CeremonyBill Gibson - State President's Message,Glirry FFA ChapterMiss Alabama Teenager - Kim Trawick,Cottonwood, AlabamaState Frumer Degree CeremonyInstallation of New State OfficersPresentation of Past OLIicer PinsPTesentation of Gavel to Past PresidentAnnouncementsClosing CeremonyNew Officers an d Their Local Advisors Meet(Boru'a Room, Gal'l:ett Coliseum)EA RN I NGTOLIV E

CHAR A CT E RSTATE FFA OFFICERS1975 7 6PresidentBILLGIBSOR . Route4, Box 255B, JasperCWTY Chapter1st Vice PresidentGARY MITCHELL Route 2, Box 206B, SylacaugaWeogufka Chapter2nd Vice PresidentDENl .'IS ADA.'vfS . . . Route 3, Bl'ewtonW. S. Neal ChapterSecretaryFRA. DAWSON R ute 2, Box 338, FloralaFlorala Chapterl'rea.sĀ·urer. P.O. Box 422, FalkvilleFaIkville Chapter&porte?'RONNIE DAY . .Route 1, PisgahPisgah ChapterSentinelTOM CABDWELL . .Route 2, Box 237, NotasulgaNotasulga ChapterExecutive SecretaryC . W . REEn . MontgomeryAdvisorJ. C. HOLLIS MontgomeryERlc SUMMEBFOHD*FFA Advisory CouncilW. H.BISHOP (NC) . WoodlandJOE WHlTE (SC ) .B'6auregardDANNY HOOPER . (SE) .AbbevillePm:r.uP ELLIL (SW) . W . S. NealWESLEY HA1U MAN (NE) . . ScottsboroLEON POP.E. (N) Morgan Co. HiGARY Moss (WC) Curry*District FFA AdvisorsG. L. WmTK. . . . North CentralP. B. l:!OLLEY South CentralL. L. SELLEES . SoutheastJ. D . GIIA."'GER .SouthwestW . L. Mh oR. . NortheastB. J. yORK. . . West CentralJ. E. SMl'OL . North*LI tDistrictDistrict

SALUTE TO OUR SPONSORSWe are pI'oud to salute the 1975-76 sponsors ofthe FFA Contests and Awunls Program. Some arenew and some ]1ave been faithful sponsors for many,many years - but we take this oPPOliunity to ac knowledge and thank each and every ODe of themfor the time and money they have inv ted in theAlabama FFA Association.Alabama Association , Soil & Water Conservation Dis trict SupervisorsAlabama Bankers AssociationAlabama Council of Fatmer CooperativesAlabama Farm & Power Equipment Dealers Asso ciation, Inc.Alabama Fwm Bureau FederationAlabama Forestry AssociationAlabama Power CompanyAlabama Poultry & Egg AssociationAlabama Rural Elecbic AssociationCapitol Agdcultural Servke and Supply Company(CASSCO)ConAgra, Inc.FarmHouse FraternityFarmers and Merchants Bank of CentreGold Kist, Inc.TIlinois Gentral Gulf Railroad CompanyNational FFA FoundationSeaboard Coast LIDe Railroad CompanySeald-Sweet Growers, Inc.The Jim Dandy Company