Bekaert is a proud new sponsor of the National FFA Organization, supporting growth in leadership opportunities, communities and agriculture through the National FFA Organization’s Proficiencies, SAE grants and chapter grants.
More specifically, as a two star sponsor ($10,000- $24,999), Bekaert will support the goat production proficiency and be an exhibitor during the 90th National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis.
“We appreciate that Bekaert sees agricultural education and FFA as a critical part of its industry and company success,” said Molly Ball, National FFA Foundation president. “We are thankful for the support of our students and our national convention and expo.”
“Bekaert and FFA share a passion for supporting both youth and our mutual agriculture community. Bekaert, as one of the leading suppliers of “Made in USA” agriculture fencing products, look forward to the start of this partnership that will further express our commitment to the agricultural community and this country’s youth.,” said Dominik Endler, vice president, industrial and specialty products, Bekaert Corporation.
At the local, state and national levels, FFA brings its mission to life for student members. Members gain experience in the areas of agricultural literacy and advocacy, agricultural knowledge, career exploration, leadership development, food security and service engagement.
The National FFA Organization provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural education to 649,355 student members who belong to one of 7,859 local FFA chapters throughout the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The organization is also supported by 225,891 alumni members in 1,934 alumni chapters throughout the United States.