STORIES in Agriculture and Life Sciences


Barbara McBreen


Leadership, career success and personal growth are all goals listed in the FFA mission statement. For Lisa (Ahrens) Peterson those FFA goals became reality. Peterson credits her success in part to her FFA background. She's served as both the Iowa and National FFA president and for the past six years she's co-hosted the National FFA pre-conference shoes on RFD-TV. "We have a half hour show prior to each convention session and we talk to guests about what it's like to have 50,000 students, parents and advisers in one place at one time," Peterson says. "It's an energetic production."