INDIANAPOLIS (Tuesday, October, 8, 2013/National FFA Organization) – Zachary Amos, a member of the Cole Camp FFA chapter in Cole Camp, will be on stage and in the spotlight Oct. 30 – Nov. 2 during the 2013 National FFA Convention & Expo in Louisville, Ken.
Amos, a Cole Camp high school senior and the son of Charles and Tammy Amos, has been selected as a member of the 2013 National FFA Talent.
Amos will perform on stage and bring excitement and spirit to the convention and expo. He submitted an application along with a recorded audition and was selected based on criteria evaluating quality of performance, stage presence, spirit and ability to relate to the FFA theme. Those selected will have the opportunity to perform in front of over 50,000 people.
Nearly 50 FFA acts from throughout the country have been chosen to perform during convention and expo sessions, meal functions and receptions. New to convention, all acts will have the chance to compete in three rounds of the National FFA Talent Competition. Acts will be judged on showmanship, creativity, sound quality, clarity and stage presence. The winner will receive $250 and will be automatically accepted as a member of the 2014 National Talent.
The National FFA Organization provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural education to 557,318 student members in grades seven through 12 who belong to one of 7,498 local FFA chapters throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
Amos who currently serves as Cole Camp FFA President and an Area VIII officer said there is no way he would rather end his FFA/High School years than singing at National Convention. Submitted photo.