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2014 Convention

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 and skills learned inside the classroom in a real world environment. These programs can include entrepreneurship, placement, or research and experimentation.

The winners will be announced on stage during the 5th and 6th General Sessions of the 86th Florida FFA State Convention to be held June 30 – July 4, 2014 at the Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando. The finalists and their advisor should report to the holding room thirty minutes prior to the session in which they are to be recognized.

The complete listing of 134 Proficiency Award finalists can be found in the news release below.

New Release – 2014 Proficiency Finalist

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 Alumni
Williston FFA Alumni

New Release – 2014 Outstanding Alumni Affiliates

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 represent Florida at the national level in the National Chapter Award Program.

All award winners should report to the holding room thirty minutes prior to the session in which they are to be recognized.

Those chapters who have been named Florida’s Finest in alphabetical order are:

Altha MS FFA
Altha Sr. FFA
Apopka FFA
Braden River FFA
Brandon FFA
Branford FFA
Bronson MS FFA
Bronson FFA
Brooksville Sr. FFA
Deltona Sr. FFA
Ft. White MS FFA
Ft. White Sr. FFA
George Jenkins FFA
Kathleen Sr. FFA
Keystone Heights Jr. FFA
Keystone Heights Sr. FFA
Lake Placid Sr. FFA
Lincoln MS FFA
New Smyrna Beach Sr. FFA
Northview FFA
Oakleaf MS FFA
Oakleaf FFA
Ocoee MS FFA
Palmetto FFA
Pine Ridge FFA
Santa Fe FFA
Sarasota Vo-Ag FFA
Sebring Sr. FFA
Southeast Manatee Sr. FFA

News Release – 2014 Florida’s Finest