FFA Emblem

Dues $20

Dues and a t-shirt $30

Mission Statement

FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.
To accomplish its mission, FFA:
  • Develops competent and assertive agricultural leadership.
  • Increases awareness of the global and technological importance of agriculture and its contribution to our well-being.
  • Strengthens the confidence of agriculture students in themselves and their work.
  • Promotes the intelligent choice and establishment of an agricultural career.
  • Encourages achievement in supervised agricultural experience programs.
  • Encourages wise management of economic, environmental and human resources of the community.
  • Develops interpersonal skills in teamwork, communications, human relations and social interaction.
  • Builds character and promotes citizenship, volunteerism and patriotism.
  • Promotes cooperation and cooperative attitudes among all people.
  • Promotes healthy lifestyles.
  • Encourages excellence in scholarship


The FFA motto gives members twelve short words to live by as they experience the opportunities in the organization.

Learning to Do, Doing to Learn, Earning to Live, Living to Serve.

Cumberland Gap Specialties

The Cumberland Gap FFA chapter is known across the state for winning the 2014 and 2016 State Forestry CDE (Career Development Event) as well as State Meat evaluation CDE. Both teams concluded with silver medals at the national contest.
Cumberland Gap FFA current CDE teams:
  • Opening and Closing Ceremonies (Freshman Only)
  • Parliamentary Procedure
  • Livestock Judging
  • Horse Judging
  • Creed (Freshman Only)
  • Forestry
  • Meats
  • Extemporaneous Public Speaking
  • Dairy Food Science
To find out more about upcoming events or if you have any questions about the National FFA Organization or Chapter Agenda, just ask Chad Hall, Melinda Jessee, Bobby Pearman or any FFA officer.