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Chapter Cooperative Award Finalists Announced

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Florida FFA Association is pleased to announce the selection of the 2013 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 85th Florida FFA State Convention on Thursday, June 13, 2013. All award winners should report to the holding room thirty ...

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Florida’s Top FFA Alumni Affiliates Announced

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Florida FFA Association and the Florida FFA Alumni Association are pleased to announce the finalists of the 2013 Outstanding Alumni Affiliate award.  Each of these chapters and the winner will be recognized during the 8th General Session of the 85th Florida FFA State Convention on Friday, June 14th, 2013.  A representative of each alumni affiliate should report to the holding room 30 minutes prior to the session. The 2013 Outstanding Alumni Affiliate Finalists in alphabetical order are:   Branford FFA Alumni Lake Gibson FFA Alumni...

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50 FFA Members Selected for State Courtesy Corps

The Florida FFA Association is pleased to announce the selection of the 2013 Convention Courtesy Corps. The Courtesy Corps works closely with the convention staff to ensure the success of the annual state FFA convention. 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 11, 2013 at 1:00 pm in Curacao 3.  An official schedule of duties ...

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Bronson MS and Newsome Win 2013 State Poultry CDE

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2013 State Poultry CDE.  A special thanks goes to Dr. Ben Mather for coordinating the event. High School Individual Results Middle School Individual Results    High School Results   Placing   Total               Team   1       1874  NEWSOME 2       1859  FOREST 3       1813  BAKER COUNTY SR 4       1803  HAINES CITY SR 5       1797  SOUTH SUMTER SR 6       1796  KATHLEEN SR 7       ...

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Durant Claims 2013 Livestock CDE Championship

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2013 Livestock CDE State Finals.  28 teams competed for the top spot.  A special thanks goes to Dr. Chad Carr and the UF Animal Sciences department for hosting and organizing the event. Individual Results can be found here. High Teams Placing   Total               Team   1       3006  Durant 2       2957  Chiefland SR 3       2938  Okeechobee Brahman 4       2922  Dade City SR 5       2871  Hardee SR 6       2858...

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North Marion Wins 2013 State Horse CDE

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2013 High School State Horse Career Development Event (CDE).  13 teams who qualified at the Florida State Fair earlier this year competed for the state championship.  FFA members evaluated eight classes and gave four sets of oral reasons on various breeds. A special thanks goes to the UF/IFAS Animal Sciences Department and event coordinator Dr. Saundra TenBroeck for coordinating the competition. High Teams Placing            Total   Team 1          1706   North Marion 2 ...

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Twelve FFA Members Slated to Seek State Officer Positions in June

The 2013 State Officer Screening Committee slated the following student members as candidates for state office. Thirty-seven student members took part in the 2013 Screening Process. These student members were challenged with an individual interview, written exam, individual problem solving activity, group problem solving activity, SAE interview, Agricultural Education Interview, and conversational exercise. The selected candidates will seek election at the 85th Florida FFA State Convention. Presidential Candidates Wally Martin, DeSoto FFA Megan Stein, Sebring ...

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Event Results – 2013 Nursery and Landscape CDE

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2013 Nursery and Landscape CDE.  The event was held Saturday, March 16, 2013 at the Pinellas Technical Education Center (pTEC) in St. Petersburg.  A sincere thanks goes to contest coordinator Merry Mott with FNGLA and the Pinellas County FNGLA chapter for organizing the event and their continued support. Individual Results are attached to this email for your convenience. Middle School Results Placing Total Team 1 3210 Baker County MS 2 3205 Crystal Lake MS 3 2960 Lake Gibson MS 4 2922.5 Martinez ...

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Event Results – 2013 Floriculture CDE

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2013 Floriculture CDE.  The event was held Saturday, March 16, 2013 at the Pinellas Technical Education Center (pTEC) in St. Petersburg.  A sincere thanks goes to contest coordinator Merry Mott with FNGLA and the Pinellas County FNGLA chapter for organizing the event and their continued support.   Middle School Results   Placing Total Team 1 3047.5 Redland MS 2 2952.5 Tomlin MS 3 2865 Gray MS 4 2725 Lake Asbury MS 5 2645 Bronson MS 6 2600 Lincoln MS 7 2545 Lake Gibson MS 8 2385 ...

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2013 MS Livestock CDE – Florida Strawberry Festival

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2013 Middle School Livestock CDE.  The event was held on Saturday, March 9th at the Florida Strawberry Festival in Plant City.  Over 50 teams competed for the top spot.  A special thanks goes to the Florida Strawberry Festival, Mrs. Pam Walden, and Mr. Tim Cribbs for organizing and facilitating the event.   For individual results - click here.   Placing Total               Team 1   1237.5  Williston MS 2   1180.5  DeLand MS 3   1176.5  Lafayette MS 4   ...

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