GAINESVILLE, FL – Florida FFA is pleased to announce the results of the 2011 State Agricultural Sales Career Development Event (CDE). The Agricultural Sales event was held Friday, April 22, 2011 at the University of Florida in Gainesville. Florida FFA is very appreciative of the support of our event coordinator Dr. Al Wysocki and the UF Food & Resource Economics Department.
As a matter of procedure, event results are considered unofficial for (2) business days following publishing. It is the responsibility of the FFA Advisor to request and review individual team results. Any appeal must be made to the FFA Executive Secretary in writing for necessary adjustments to be made. At the close of business on the second business day following publishing, results will be official.
The results, by category are as follows:
1. East Ridge
2. Baker County
3. Pine Ridge
4. Lake Butler
7. South Lake
1. Melissa Shutts – East Ridge
2. Connie Driggers – Lake Butler
3. Matthew Cantrell – Baker County
The National FFA Organization, formerly known as the Future Farmers of America, is a national youth organization of 523,309 student members-as part of 7,487 local FFA chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands. The National FFA Organization changed to its present name in 1988, in recognition of the growth and diversity of agriculture and agriculture education. 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.