GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida FFA is pleased to announce those students who have submitted an application to receive the coveted American FFA Degree. The American FFA Degree is the highest honor bestowed upon any regular member of the National FFA Organization. These applicants will be forwarded on to the National FFA Organization for consideration as candidates for the American FFA Degree. Each applicant will be recognized and given an opportunity to introduce themselves on the main stage during the 8th General Session of the 84th Florida FFA Convention on Friday, June 29, 2012 at the Caribe Royale in Orlando. All award recipients should report to the holding room (Grand Sierra A) thirty minutes prior to the start of the session in which they are to be recognized
The 2012 American Degree applicants are:
|First Name||Last Name||Chapter|
|Charlie||Brown, Jr.||Avon Pak|
|Michael Brandon||Adams||Braden River|
|Emily||Schweigert||Ft. Pierce Westwood|
|Leigh Ann||Barthle||Haines City|
|Heidi Elaine||Harris||Hamilton Co.|
|Clay Daniel||Sapp||Madison Co.|
|Drake Emerson||Futch||Plant City|
|Christina Renae||Grimmer||Plant City|
|Robert Derek||Hall||South Sumter|
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.