Local FFA Students Place At District Competition

February 1, 2017

Local FFA students recently took part in the District I FFA Competition.

Leadership Development Events (LDE) focuses on student success. The key to achievement lies in the ability to think critically, communicate clearly, and perform  effectively in a competitive world. Students can explore numerous career fields within agriculture by participating in LDEs. Students spend many hours training for competition  and receive assistance from their advisor, industry partners, alumni, and community stakeholders.

Results were as follows:

Prepared Public Speaking

  1. Elizabeth Fleeber – Chipley
  2. Jaeci Cooley – Jay

Extemporaneous Speaking

  1. Mitchell Singleton – Northview
  2. Wyatt Patterson – Chipley

Creed Speaking

  1. Amanda Hachel – Jay
  2. Chloe Taylor – Vernon

Tractor Operation and Maintenance

  1. Donnie Dixon – Northview
  2. Joshua Bruner – Chipley

Parliamentary Procedure

  1. Tate — Cora Andrews,Madison Lucio,Victoria Kelson,Courtney Welch, Gabe Fergerson,Michael Harrelson
  2. Chipley

Middle School Results

Prepared Public Speaking

  1. Nathan O’Neal – Beulah Academy of Science

Extemporaneous Speaking

  1. Thuan Vo – Beulah Academy of Science

Opening and Closing Ceremony

  1. Beulah Academy of Science — Leia Grantham, Nathan O’Neal, Thuan Vo, Bella Avaritt, Olivia Gafford, Dylin Alford,  Kamden Jones

The individuals and FFA Chapters that won first place above will represent Escambia County School District and District I FFA at the Florida FFA State Convention in June. District I FFA encompasses Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton, Holmes, and Washington Counties.

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4 Responses to “Local FFA Students Place At District Competition”

  1. Mary Spence on February 2nd, 2017 6:40 am

    Congratulation Mitchell….

  2. Kay Campbell on February 1st, 2017 9:21 pm

    Congratulations Mitchell Singleton and Northview FFA, for a job well done!

  3. northof9mile on February 1st, 2017 1:25 pm

    The title of the program these fine young folks were competing in defines it all:
    LEADERSHIP! We need more of this type of program for other areas in the realm of education, not lip service!

  4. Angelique on February 1st, 2017 8:17 am

    Way to go Tate HS and Beulah Academy of Science! These young people need to be commended on a job well done, and worked for. FFA is a wonderful opportunity for these young folks to be involved in positive, worthwhile activities that foster leadership, commitment and fellowship. Thank you to the advisors for investing in these young folks’ future!!
    Good luck at state competition in June!!

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