Posted: Sep 4, 2013 9:07 AM by MTN News
Karoline Rose, an FFA member from Bozeman, has been tapped to serve on the 2013-14 National Collegiate Agriculture Ambassador team by the National FFA Organization.
Rose, 21, underwent specialized training Aug. 5-9 in Greensboro, N.C., to learn how to best advocate for agriculture and agricultural education throughout the nation.
According to a press release, Rose and other ambassadors had to complete a minimum of 30 hours of presentations to businesses, schools, community groups and more. They will also facilitate seminars and workshops to audiences of all ages interested in learning more about the agriculture industry.
The goal of the ambassadors is to help increase public understanding of the food, fiber and natural resources industry; promote awareness of the scientific, economical and mechanical resources needed to produce a safe and reliable food source; increase awareness of career opportunities in the agriculture industry for collegiate students and the general public and help provide growth opportunities in leadership, facilitation and the agricultural industry for the collegiate agriculture ambassador team.
Rose was selected as an ambassador in early July. she will serve for a year in her role and will receive a $1,000 scholarship.