OFI 409: How To Become A State President | FFA SAE Edition | Renee Stillwell | Allentown High School FFA





Our guest today is the New Jersey State FFA President.  Renee Stillwell has had a great journey through the FFA already, and she is continuing it at Mercer County Community College where she is studying liberal arts.  

During Renee’s tenure in the FFA she not only became her state president, but she served as her chapter president, was a state proficiency winner in both sheep and swine production, won a silver national award in sheep production and a bronze national award in swine production.

Renee defines leadership and serves as an excellent example to other students of the pathway to success in the FFA.



HIGH SCHOOL: Allentown High School FFA; Allentown, New Jersey

MASCOT: Red Bird

FFA ADVISOR: Dale Cruzan


Click on the picture below to be taken to the Allentown High School website:

Renee’s FFA Advisors’ Email Addresses: cruzand@ufrsd.net

Allentown High School’s Telephone Number: (609) 259-7292


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  • Only 2% of Americans grow and raise most of the food and livestock consumed by the other 98% as well as the rest of the world.  FFA is providing the needed education, training and resources to Americans that will carry that torch forward and insure that America continues to have inexpensive, quality food.
  • Rural Communities will rely on entrepreneurship in the future for population growth and job creation.  The FFA is a major catalyst to that entrepreneurial growth.
  • Farmers, ranchers and those working in agriculture give the rest of America incredible amounts of freedom because the search for food is as simple as going to the grocery store:

“Because American farmers are able to provide for so many of us, they give more and more of us the freedom to pursue goals and livelihoods beyond growing the food we need to survive.”

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack 

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