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Altha Middle FFA Named Nation’s Top Middle School

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014/87th National FFA Convention & Expo) The Altha Middle FFA Chapter in Florida was named Outstanding Middle School winner at the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo in Louisville, Ky. The nation’s top five three-star chapters in the division competed for the award. Altha Middle FFA received a plaque in an onstage ceremony during the convention’s second general session on Thursday, Oct. 30. Members of the Altha Middle FFA hosted a career day to inform students about agriculture. Along with posting flyers ...

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Kathleen FFA Wins National Forestry CDE

The National FFA Organization National Event Winners - Forestry 2014 LOUISVILLE- Winners of the National FFA Forestry Career Development Event (CDE) were announced Friday at the annual awards banquet. The event was held in conjunction with the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo in Louisville, Ky. Mr. John Allen Bailey of Georgia served as superintendent of this year's event. The top ten individuals and the national winning team members received cash awards to recognize their success in the event. The cash awards and the forestry event are sponsored by ...

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2014 Proficiency Award Finalists

Florida FFA is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2014 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 agricultural knowledge ...

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2014 Outstanding Alumni Finalists

The Florida FFA Association and the Florida FFA Alumni Association are pleased to announce the finalists of the 2014 Outstanding Alumni Affiliate award. Each of these chapters and the winner will be recognized during the 8th General Session of the 86th Florida FFA State Convention on Friday, July 4th, 2014. A representative of each alumni affiliate should report to the holding room 30 minutes prior to the session. The 2014 Outstanding Alumni Affiliate Finalists in alphabetical order are: Branford FFA Alumni Chiefland FFA Alumni Kathleen FFA Alumni Suwannee FFA ...

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2014 Florida’s Finest FFA Chapters – National Chapter Award

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 86th Florida FFA Convention on Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014. In addition, each of these chapters will ...

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Event Results: 2014 Horse CDE Finals

Florida FFA is excited to announce the results of the 2014 High School State Horse Evaluation Career Development Event (CDE). 15 teams who qualified at the Florida State Fair earlier this year competed for the state championship on April 12, 2014 in Gainesville, FL. 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. Thank you to those Advisors and chaperones who willingly to serve as group ...

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Event Results: 2014 HS Livestock CDE Finals

Florida FFA is please to announce the results of the 2014 High School Livestock CDE.  The event was held April 5, 2014 at the UF/IFAS Horse Teaching Unit in Gainesville, Florida.  29 high school teams, who qualified for the event earlier this year, competed for the state championship. Florida FFA is very appreciative of the event coordinator, Dr. Chad Carr and the UF/IFAS Animal Sciences Department. As a matter of procedure, event results are considered unofficial for (2) business days following publishing. It is the responsibility of the FFA Advisor to ...

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12 FFA Members Slated to Seek State FFA Office this Summer

The 2014 State Officer Screening Committee slated 12 high school seniors as candidates for state FFA office, April 1-2, 2014 at the Florida FFA Leadership Training Center in Haines City.  38 student members participated in the rigorous interview process.  These members were challenged with a personal interview, written exam, individual problem-solving exercise, group activity, Supervised Agricultural Experience interview, agricultural education interview and a conversational exercise.  The selected candidates will seek election at the 86th Florida FFA State Convention ...

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Event Results: 2014 Land Judging CDE

Florida FFA is please to announce the results of the 2014 Land Judging CDE. The event was held March 28, 2014 in Sebring. 31 high school and middle school teams competed for the state championship. Florida FFA is very appreciative of the event coordinator, Dr. Rex Ellis. Additionally, we would like to thank Susie Bishop and the Highlands Soil and Water Conservation District for hosting the event. As a matter of procedure, event results are considered unofficial for (2) business days following publishing. It is the responsibility of the FFA Advisor to review individ...

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Event Informtion: 2014 Livestock CDE Finals

The following information is designed to help you prepare for the upcoming 2014 High School State Livestock Evaluation Career Development Event (CDE) at the University of Florida. This event is only open those teams who previously qualified for the State Event. Below you will find the list of chapters who have qualified and are registered for this event. I would encourage you to review the contest specifics on the UF Animal Sciences website at http://www.animal.ifas.ufl.edu/Youth/livestock/livestockJudgingState.shtml for more event details. Entry fees are not required ...

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