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ECSD MAKES ITS MARK AT THE 90TH ANNUAL GEORGIA FFA ASSOCIATION CONVENTION

Effingham County Schools represented well at 90th FFA Convention

ECSD MAKES ITS MARK AT THE 90TH ANNUAL GEORGIA FFA ASSOCIATION CONVENTION

The Effingham County School District was well represented at the 90th Annual Georgia FFA State Convention that took place April 26th – 28th at the Macon Centreplex in Macon, Georgia. Over fifty middle and high school students from our school district enjoyed the convention’s seven general sessions which included award presentations, motivational speakers, FFA talent, and delegate business.

Erik Robinson

Erik Robinson of the ECHS FFA program was selected as
the state winner in the Extemporaneous Public Speaking Competition! 

 

We are proud to report that several of our Effingham County students were among the top award recipients across several divisions and categories:

    • Erik Robinson of the ECHS FFA program was selected as the state winner in the Extemporaneous Public Speaking Competition! He will move on to represent Effingham County at the National FFA Convention next Fall.
    • Austin Beard of the ECHS FFA program also earned an impressive 2nd place finish at the state level in the Fiber and Oil Crop Production Proficiency category.
    • Cassie Sheppard of the ECHS FFA program proudly represented Effingham County in the State Creed Speaking Contest.
    • Breanna Harris of the Ebenezer Middle FFA program was selected as the state winner for the Middle School Record Book- Horticulture category.
    • Haley Smith of the South Effingham Middle FFA program was recognized as the Area 4 winner of the Middle School Record Book- Ag Sales/Marketing/Services category.

 

Austin Beard

Austin Beard of the ECHS FFA program also earned an impressive
2nd place finish at the state level in the Fiber and Oil Crop Production Proficiency category.

 

Breanna Harris

Breanna Harris of the Ebenezer Middle FFA program was selected as the state winner
for the Middle School Record Book- Horticulture category.

 

It is also notable that each of our ECSD middle and high school FFA programs received recognition for achieving 100% Membership for the 2017-18 school year!

Congratulations to the individual winners and the outstanding efforts of the FFA programs across our school district!

 

For a full list of state convention winners, visit: https://bit.ly/2rdBiRg