Archie Matthews



  • Born in Gainesville, Fl, 1954
  • Graduated from Santa Fe High School
  • Florida FFA Alumni Director, 20+ years
  • Elected Director Emeritus, FL FFA Alumni
  • Authored "Land in the Sunshine", 2004
  • Founding member of Florida Seasoned Owls
  • FFA Hall of Fame recipient, along with wife Emelie
  • Attends and coordinates election process for state officers
  • Examination proctor
  • He and wife Emelie, oversees registration at each State FFA Convention
  • Along with wife Emelie, handles registration at annual Seasoned Owl Reunion, 14 yrs
  • Co-Author of "Florida FFA - Our History"