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FFA Area IV End-of-Year Awards Ceremony

Effingham County’s FFA students

Effingham County’s FFA students were honored on May 8, 2018 at the Area IV End-of-Year Awards Ceremony held at East Georgia College in Swainsboro. It is during this ceremony that Area IV teams are awarded 1st and 2nd place honors, and High Individuals across all Career Development Events are recognized and awarded a plaque and cash prize. The 2018-2019 Area IV Officers were also elected during this event.

2018-2019 AREA IV OFFICER TEAM:

Effingham County’s FFA students
Pictured L to R: Colby Malphus (ECHS): Junior Representative. Katlyn Davis (SEHS): Area IV Vice President. Erik Robinson (ECHS): Area IV President.

 

There were 8 Area IV students elected to serve as officers for the upcoming school year. Five of the elected candidates are Effingham County students!

  • Erik Robinson of Effingham County High School was elected as Area IV President.
  • Katlyn Davis of South Effingham High School was elected as Area IV Vice President.
  • Colby Malphus of Effingham County High School was elected as a Junior Representative.
  • Lucas Hartzog of Ebenezer Middle School was selected to the Area IV Officer Team
  • Macee Smith of South Effingham High School was selected to the Area IV Officer Team as well.

 

The following Career Development Event awards were presented to Effingham County FFA students:

AGRICULTURAL MECHANICS 
(Senior Division) 
1st Place – Effingham County 
High Individual – Jaylin Coleman of Effingham County High

AG TECHNOLOGY AND EQUIPMENT
(Junior Division)
2nd Place – South Effingham Middle 
High Individual – Liam Rickman of South Effingham Middle

AGRICULTURAL SALES 
2nd place team- South Effingham 
High Individual – Erik Robinson of Effingham County High

DAIRY CATTLE EVALUATION 
(Junior Division)
1st Place Team –Effingham County High 
High Individual – Colby Malphus of Effingham County High

EXTEMPORANEOUS PUBLIC SPEAKING 
1st place Area IV and in the State – Erik Robinson of Effingham County High

FFA CREED SPEAKING 
1st place- Cassie Sheppard of Effingham County High

FLORAL DESIGN 
(Junior Division )
2nd place –Maycee Smith of South Effingham High

FLORICULTURE 
(Junior Division)
High Individual – Haley Smith of South Effingham Middle

HORSE EVALUATION 
(Senior Division)
1st Place Team – Effingham County 
High Individual – Katie Altis of Effingham County

(Junior Division)
1st Place Team- Effingham Middle 
2nd Place Team – South Effingham Middle 
High Individual – Ashton Smith of Effingham County Middle

LAWN MOWER OPERATIONS 
(Middle School Division) 
1st Place – Dylan LeTourneau of South Effingham Middle

LIVESTOCK JUDGING 
(Senior Division)
1st place - South Effingham High 
High Individual: Colby Beard of Effingham County High

(Junior Division)
High Individual: Cassie Sheppard of Effingham County High

MEATS EVALUATION 
(Senior Division)
2nd Place Team- South Effingham High

(Junior Division)
2nd Place Team- Ebenezer Middle

PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURE 
(Senior Division)
1st Place – South Effingham High

CONDUCT OF CHAPTER MEETINGS 
2nd Place – South Effingham Middle

POULTRY EVALUATION 
(Senior Division) 
1st place - Effingham Co High 
High Individual: Anna Fulcher of Effingham County High

(Junior Division)
1st place - Effingham County High 
2nd place - South Effingham Middle 
High Individual: Deena Diaz of Effingham County High

PROFICIENCY WINNERS
Fiber and Oil Crop – Austin Beard of Effingham Co High

NATIONAL FFA WEEK OBSERVANCE - 
Runner up – Ebenezer Middle

THE REPORTER’S AWARD
(Middle School)
1st place - Isabella Ramos of Ebenezer Middle School

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL RECORD BOOKS


Ag Mechanics and Woodworking
GOLD –Summer Cole of South Effingham Middle

Ag Sales/ Marketing/ Services
GOLD – Area Winner- Haley Smith of South Effingham Middle.

Forestry/ Natural Resources
SILVER- Luke Elliot of South Effingham Middle

Horticulture
GOLD – Area IV and State Winner- Breanna Harris of Ebenezer Middle
SILVER- Angel Rhodes-Brown of South Effingham Middle

Livestock Care
GOLD – Allie Shea of Ebenezer Middle, Jacob Bond-Nelson of Effingham County Middle, and Makayla Cowart of South Effingham Middle

Production Agriculture
SILVER – Jacob Fripp of South Effingham Middle

Small Animal Care
GOLD -Kiley Hale of South Effingham Middle
BRONZE - Chaslyn Walker of Ebenezer Middle