FCCLA is the Career and Technical student organization that has family at the heart of it. Family is the focus: strengthening families to have strong communities, careers and strong leaders.

In 1945, home economics leaders pushed for the creation of a student organization that promoted home economics principles. On June 11, 1945, Future Homemakers of America was founded at a convention in Chicago. What many formerly referred to as "Home Economics" have now morphed into "Family and Consumer Sciences." Home economics curriculum focused on making life at home more efficient and included coursework covering nutrition, cooking, sewing
construction and child care.

The Family and Consumer Sciences classroom each day gives students skills they can use for success in a career - teamwork, time management, communication, problem solving, public speaking, money management, healthy lifestyles and much more.

2019-2020 Officers

President - Tysen White
Vice President #1 - Rance Rush
Vice President #2 - Andrew Miles
Secretary - Mason Markee
Treasurer - Shawnee Salinas
Reporter - Cayson Bilow
Sentinel - Katelynn Jones
Social Chair - Bennett Carr
Historian - Josephine Ruesch
Parliamentarian - Jada Ball

Welcome to the RVHS FFA page. To learn more about the program, please contact Finley FFA Advisor, Jennifer Yochum, at jyochum@finleysd.org or 509-586-7279.

FFA Officer Application

  • FFA is a dynamic youth organization that changes lives and prepares members for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.
  • FFA develops members' potential and helps them discover their talent through hands-on experiences, which give members the tools to achieve real-world success. Members are future chemists, veterinarians, government officials, entrepreneurs, bankers, international business leaders, teachers and premier professionals in many career fields.
  • FFA is an intracurricular student organization for those interested in agriculture and leadership. It is one of the three components of agricultural education.
  • FFA is not just for students who want to be production farmers; FFA also welcomes members who aspire to careers as teachers, doctors, scientists, business owners and more. For this reason, the name of the organization was updated in 1988 after a vote of national convention delegates to reflect the growing diversity and new opportunities in the industry of agriculture.
  • FFA continues to help the next generation rise up to meet those challenges by helping its members to develop their own unique talents and explore their interests in a broad range of agricultural career pathways. So today, we are still the Future Farmers of America. But, we are the Future Biologists, Future Chemists, Future Veterinarians, Future Engineers and Future Entrepreneurs of America, too.

Today, the National FFA Organization remains committed to the individual student, providing a path to achievement in premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. Our members live the motto Learning to Do, Doing to Learn, Earning to Live and Living to Serve.

FFA members rise to the challenge of service embracing members of all walks of life united through FFA. We Are FFA. For more information, contact Mrs. Yochum or Mr. Bush at 509-586-7279.