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New Jersey FFA State Officer Meets President Bush
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Hope Gruzlovic


New Jersey FFA State Officer Meets President Bush

TRENTON, NJ--- Erin Zukus, Vice President of the New Jersey FFA Association, was one of more than 100 state FFA officers who gathered in Washington, DC, July 23 through 29 to strengthen their skills in leadership and citizenship and discuss national FFA business as part of the National FFA State Presidents' Conference. One highlight of the week included a press conference with President George W. Bush. During the press conference, President Bush spoke about the future of agriculture, his ideas on world trade, and the importance of education. Afterwards, several FFA members had the opportunity to meet the president. FFA is a national organization that prepares students enrolled in agricultural education for future careers. FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success.