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State Convention A Fond Reflection Of Retiring FFA Adviser

Stage of the 2019 Missouri FFA Convention, which took place in Hearnes Center on the University of Missouri campus in Columbia.

Through his 43 years of advising FFA chapters and later becoming the state adviser, Leon Busdieker has seen many students make their way through the organization.  As he prepares for retirement at the end of next month, he reflects most fondly on the role the state convention has played for thousands of his students.

Busdieker says he has enjoyed seeing how each state convention provides an inspiration and goal for FFA members who attend.

Busdieker will retire July 1st after spending the past ten years with the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

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