Orlando, Fla. – The winner of the Ag Business Management Career Development Event is the Williston Jr. FFA Chapter. Team members were recognized at the 84th Annual Florida FFA State Convention.
The Williston Jr. FFA Chapter is comprised of team members Quincy Cason, Ty Cramer, Bradley Jones and Samantha Sandlin. Through the Ag Business Management CDE, students are able to develop business management skills and learn to apply economic principles to agriculture and agribusiness.
Other chapter finalists in the Ag Business Management CDE were the Blountstown FFA Chapter with team members Trent Smith, Harrison Coley, Saad Farooqi and Mitchell Darnell; the Leesburg FFA Chapter with team members Kaitlin McKenney, Amy Odom, Jared Myer and Jeremy Odom; the South Sumter Sr. FFA Chapter with team members Caitlyn Vaughn, Celie Hodges, Sidney Helms and Chelsey Vaughn; and the Sneads FFA Chapter with team members Mitchell Hines, Leah Williams, Taylor Reed and Cole Hamilton. The top finalists received their awards, sponsored by Farmers Cooperative, Inc. and the Florida Farm Bureau Federation.
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.