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National Agriscience Fair Finalists Announced

Congratulations to our state winners who were selected as national finalists and ranked as gold, silver, and bronze!  The National FFA Agriscience Fair is a competition for FFA members who are interested in the science and technology of agriculture. It is held each year during the National FFA Convention & Expo. Results from the summer judging process are now available on FFA.org after logging in to your MyFFA account.  Detailed award results are also available in the link below. --- FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing ...

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Getting Ready for State Convention

Need help packing for the 87th Florida FFA State Convention & Expo next week? Here’s a packing list and also some tips on how to get the most of your suitcase and FFA convention experience! Tips Wash clothes and clean your room before you travel. This helps you finds things that you may need like an extra FFA polo or some of your CDE practice materials.  It’s also great because when you get back from convention, you’ve got a nice bed to welcome you home after such an exciting week! Set out outfits before you pack. Of course, the most important outfit is ...

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Top FFA Chapters Awarded with Premier Chapter Award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Florida FFA Association is pleased to announce the selection of Florida’s Premier FFA Chapters.  The Premier Chapter Award was initiated to recognize superior achievement by chapters in Agricultural Education and the FFA. To be eligible for this award, a chapter must be proficient in several areas, which include Alumni and Community Partnerships, Financial Planning, and Public Relations, along with Recruitment and other FFA activities.  One member and one advisor from each of these chapters will be recognized on the main stage during the 2nd ...

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FFA Awards 100% Membership Chapters

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Florida FFA Association is pleased to announce those chapters who have achieved 100% FFA Membership within their chapter.  In order to receive this award, every student enrolled in agriculture must also be a bona fide FFA member.  One member and one advisor from each of these chapters will be recognized during the 3rd General Session of the 87th Florida FFA State Convention on July 1, 2015.  All award winners should report to the awards holding room 30 minutes prior to the session in which they are to be recognized. This award is sponsored by ...

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Florida FFA Selects Talent Acts for 2015 Convention & Expo

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida FFA is pleased to announce the talented FFA members chosen to perform at the 87th Florida FFA State Convention & Expo.  Each act chosen to perform will entertain convention attendees during one of the nine general sessions. All talent performers listed below are required to attend the mandatory talent meeting Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 2:00 pm.  Session assignments will be announced as soon as they are finalized. Name Chapter Kylie Carter Baker County MS Kinsey Ward Chiefland SR Kathy Lazo Ferguson SR B...

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Florida FFA Selects 2015 Convention Courtesy Corps

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Florida FFA Association is pleased to announce the selection of the 2015 Convention Courtesy Corps. The Courtesy Corps works closely with the convention staff to ensure the success of the annual state FFA convention and expo. Being selected as a Courtesy Corps member is a prestigious honor.  Nearly 200 applications were submitted and reviewed by a committee. Unless otherwise directed, Courtesy Corps members are required to arrive at convention prior to the mandatory Courtesy Corps meeting Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 1:00 pm.  An official ...

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2015 Alumni Scholarship Winners

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Florida FFA Association is pleased to announce the selection of the top ten winners of the “What FFA Means To Me” Alumni Essay Contest. The winners will be awarded on stage during the 8th General Session of the 87th Florida FFA State Convention & Expo on Friday, July 3rd, 2015. All award winners should report to the holding room thirty minutes prior to the session in which they are to be recognized. The top ten winners are: Jacob Yelvington – Kathleen SR Haylee Weaver – Northview SR Kaylee Sullivan - Williston MS Destiny ...

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2015 State Star Finalists Announced

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Florida FFA Association recently selected 19 student members as finalists in the highly coveted “Stars of Florida” award recognition program.  This program symbolizes the highest competitive recognition for FFA members and their Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program(s) in eight different categories.  Nearly 300 applicants were considered during the selection process.  Each candidate will be interviewed by a team of FFA, industry and Agriculture Education representatives to determine the winner in each area.  Each finalist, their ...

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2015 Chapter Cooperative Award Finalists Announced

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Florida FFA Association is pleased to announce the selection of the 2015 Chapter Cooperative Award finalists. The Chapter Cooperative Award measures how active a chapter has been in cooperating with other organizations and agencies within their community, along with teaching cooperative business principals.  One member and one advisor of each of finalist chapters will be recognized on stage during the 5th General Session of the 87th Florida FFA State Convention & Expo on Thursday, June 2, 2015. All award winners should report to the holding ...

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2015 Fresh from Florida Advocacy Award Finalists Announced

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida FFA is pleased to announce the selection of the 2015 Fresh from Florida Advocacy Award finalists. Formerly the Food for America program, this program is designed to encourage FFA members to participate in agricultural literacy and awareness projects on the local level. The overall chapter winner will be awarded on stage during the 6th General Session of the 87th Florida FFA State Convention on Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 at the Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando. One member and one advisor from each finalist chapter should report to the holding room ...

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