Orlando, Fla. – Adrian Dyer of the Elton Hinton FFA Chapter won the Creed Speaking Career Development Event. Dyer was recognized at the 84th Annual State FFA Convention.
Participants provide an oral presentation and answer questions directly related to the FFA Creed. FFA members have four minutes to present the FFA Creed from the current FFA Manual. E.M. Tiffany wrote the creed.
The top five finalists in the state received trophies from the state sponsor, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Other finalists in the top five include:
5th place: William Jameson, South Sumter Jr.
4th place: Heather Yoder, Blountstown
3rd place: Sarah Bartholemy, Cedar Key
2nd place: Brendon Register, Taylor Jr.
Dyer also received a travel scholarship from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College to help defray the cost of traveling to compete for the national title at the National FFA Convention in October.
About the Florida FFA State Convention
The annual state FFA convention is truly a week that absolutely everybody should experience. FFA members come together to celebrate the achievements won by the past and present generations of agriculturalists, while continuing to develop their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success. Honoring past and present accomplishments, FFA members, along with advisors, alumni, parents and supporters, will be inspired and motivated to take pride in our industry, serve our communities, and become leaders for the future.
About the Florida FFA Association
The Florida FFA Association is a premier youth, leadership organization with 16,000 middle and high school student members – as part of over 300 local FFA chapters across the state. FFA members participate in nearly 50 leadership and career development events each year. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.