FFA Week gives members a chance to educate the public about agriculture. During the week, chapters host teacher appreciation breakfasts, conduct “Ag Olympics” competitions, speak to the public about agriculture, volunteer for community service projects and more.
The week of George Washington’s birthday was designated as National FFA Week in 1947 at a National FFA Board of Directors meeting. FFA Week always runs from Saturday to Saturday, and encompasses Feb. 22, Washington’s birthday
Activities for FFA week are Monday, FFA T-shirt day; Tuesday-cook lunch for all Refugio High School teachers; Wednesday-visit elementary school to talk to kids about FFA week; Thursday-teacher appreciation day; Friday- FFA spirit day - come to school dressed like a cowboy or cowgirl.