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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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2015 Florida’s Finest FFA Chapters Announced

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida FFA is pleased to announce the selection of “Florida’s Finest” FFA Chapters.  The selection of these chapters is based upon the completion of the National Chapter Award program application.  These chapters have excelled in the areas of student, chapter and community development and have worked hard to fulfill the mission of the FFA.  One member and one advisor from each of these chapters will be recognized on the main stage during the 2nd General Session of the 87th Florida FFA Convention on Wednesday, July 1st, 2015.  In addition,...

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2015 Proficiency Award Finalists Announced

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida FFA is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2015 Agricultural Proficiency Award program. Nearly 300 applicants from throughout Florida submitted applications for recognition within this program. The Agricultural Proficiency Award program rewards FFA members at the local, state and national levels for exceptional accomplishments and excellence in a Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program. These supervised programs are planned, practical activities that are conducted outside of class time that help students develop and apply ...

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2015 Outstanding District Officer Finalists Announced

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida FFA is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2015 Ryan Rimmer Outstanding District Officer Award. This award is selected by application from the 24 district officers throughout the state and is given to the district officer who excels in their service to Florida FFA. The state winner will be announced during the 6th General Session of the 87th Florida FFA State Convention on Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 at the Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando. All award finalists should report to the holding room thirty minutes prior to the session in which ...

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13 FFA Members Slated to Seek State FFA Office this Summer

The 2015 State Officer Screening Committee slated 13 high school seniors as candidates for state FFA office, April 7-8, 2015 at the Florida FFA Leadership Training Center in Haines City.  32 student members participated in the rigorous interview process.  These members were challenged with a personal interview, written exam, individual problem-solving exercise, advocacy stand and deliver practicum, state degree  interview, agricultural education interview and a conversational exercise.  The selected candidates will seek election at the 87th Florida FFA State Conven...

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Barrington MS and Kathleen FFA named 2014 State Citrus Champions

GAINESVILLE, Florida – Florida FFA is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Middle and High School Citrus Career Development Event.  The winners of this event will be recognized at the 87th Florida FFA State Convention and Expo in July.  The competitive event was held on December 2 at the Florida FFA Leadership Training Center in Haines City.  The event was coordinated by Mr. David Byrd. The top teams and high individual in each category received awards sponsored by Bowen Brothers, Inc., as a special project of the Florida FFA Foundation. The purpose of ...

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Frostproof FFA named 2014 State Tool Identification Champions

GAINESVILLE, Florida – Florida FFA is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Middle School Tool Identification Career Development Event.  The winners of this event will be recognized at the 87th Florida FFA State Convention and Expo in July.  The competitive event was held on December 2 at the Florida FFA Leadership Training Center in Haines City. The top teams and high individual in each category received awards sponsored by Mr. John Cloran, as a special project of the Florida FFA Foundation. The purpose of the Tool Identification CDE is to develop the ...

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Florida FFA Holiday Hours

In advance of the holiday’s, we would like to remind you of our holiday office schedule.  The Florida FFA Association Headquarters office will be closed for the holidays December 20th through January 4th to allow our staff and officers to spend time with our families.  We will reopen on Monday, January 5th and will resume our normal operating hours.  During the holiday break, our staff and officers will have very limited access to email and voicemail.     Reminders: Please be reminded that online registration for the 212° and 360° High School leadership ...

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Fort White MS and Kathleen FFA named 2014 State Forestry Champions

GAINESVILLE, Florida – Florida FFA is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Middle and High School Forestry Career Development Event.  The winners of this event will be recognized at the 87th Florida FFA State Convention and Expo in July.  The competitive event was held on November 15 in Perry.  The event was coordinated by Jim Fleming and the Florida Forest Service. The top teams and high individual in each category received awards sponsored by The Andersons and the Florida Forestry Festival, as special projects of the Florida FFA Foundation. The purpose ...

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