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Orlando, Fla. – Morgan Carlton of the Kathleen FFA Chapter won the Job Interview Career Development Event. Carlton was honored at the 84th Annual State FFA Convention.

The purpose of the job interview event is for FFA members to develop, practice and demonstrate skills needed for seeking employment in the agriculture industry.

Participants submit a cover letter and resume that reflect their current skills and abilities targeted to a job for which they would like to apply. They also participate in mock interviews with a panel of possible employers.

The top four individuals in the state received trophies from the state sponsor, Florida FFA Alumni Association. Other individuals in the top four that were recognized:

4th place: Sarah McDaniel, Deland

3rd place: Clayton Lyons, Baker County

2nd place: Mallory Morgan, Suwannee

Carlton also received a travel scholarship from the Florida FFA Alumni Association 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.


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