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Southeast Manatee and Fort White Middle Champion 2013 Vegetable CDE

Florida FFA is pleased to announce the results of the 2013 Vegetable CDE.  A special thanks goes to Ms. Danette Philpot and Mrs. Lynn Nobles for coordinating this year's event. High School Teams Placing   Total               Team 1       2730  Southeast Manatee 2       2712  Orlando Colonial 3       2705  Fort White SR 4       2695  Lennard 5       2693  Suwannee SR 6       2669  Braden River 7       2661  Okeechobee JR 8       2620  Durant 9 ...

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2013 Alumni Essay Winners Announced

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 85th Florida FFA State Convention on Friday, June 14th, 2013. 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: 1. Mary Katherine Pittman, Malone FFA 2. Courtney Solari, Northview FFA 3. Sara Humphreys, Branford FFA 4. ...

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2013 Stars of Florida Finalists Announced

The Florida FFA Association recently selected 21 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 six different categories.  Nearly 200 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 family and agriculture ...

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Finalists for 2013 Outstanding District Officer Announced

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida FFA is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2013 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 85th Florida FFA State Convention on Thursday, June 23rd, 2013 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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Top 5 Chapters Announced for Fresh from Florida Advocacy Award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida FFA is pleased to announce the selection of the 2013 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 85th Florida FFA State Convention on Thursday, June 13th, 2013 at the Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando. One member and one advisor from each finalist chapter should report to the holding ...

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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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