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Ronnie Simmons
Jun 27, 2018

Urgent: 2018 Forestry Camp Information

Jun 27, 2018 by Ronnie Simmons

FFA Advisors, For those registered for the 2018 High School Forestry Camp, our camp is currently oversold.  We are working with the Florida Forest Service to try to accommodate as many students and teachers as possible. Below you will find a list of chapters registered for the High School week.  Here is what we need from you by tomorrow (June 28th at 4:00 PM).  Please email with an email that states the following: Yes, the registration list for my chapter IS CORREC...

Hannah H Cantrell
Jun 21, 2018

IMPORTANT REMINDER: National Chapter Award Finalist, Proficiency Award Winners & Agriscience Fair Winners

Jun 21, 2018 by Hannah H Cantrell

Advisors, If any of the following apply to you and your chapter please read this email carefully: If your chapter was named a finalist for the National Chapter Award (Florida's Finest)  If you have a student who is a Proficiency Award Winner (excluding Feeder Steer & Swine) If you have a student/team who placed first in their Agriscience category National Chapter Award Finalist June 22: All revised National Chapter applications are due to the Florida FFA Office. YOU MUST SUBMIT A NE...

Ronnie Simmons
Jun 9, 2018

Important Information for Award Recipients at the 90th Florida FFA Convention & Expo

Jun 9, 2018 by Ronnie Simmons

Congratulations to those receiving an award at the 90th Florida FFA State Convention & Expo!  Below are a few important reminders (or changes) regarding our on-stage award recognition program: Award Line-up Room Process:  New this year, the awards line-up process will be a "check-in" type process rather than a seated "holding" process.  It is required that award winners (or placeholders) arrive at the awards line-up room (30) thirty minutes prior to the session.  Upon arrival in the award...

Ronnie Simmons
Jun 9, 2018

Important Information: 90th Florida FFA Convention & Expo

Jun 9, 2018 by Ronnie Simmons

Florida FFA is excited to welcome you to the 90th Annual Florida FFA State Convention & Expo in just 2 days!  I can assure you that our staff and state officers are working overtime to ensure the best convention experience ever!  As we prepare for convention, here are a couple of updates, announcements and reminders. Record Pre-Registration:  We are excited that, at the close of online registration, there are more then 3,200 attendees pre-registered for convention!  We fully anticipate that ...

Ronnie Simmons
Jun 5, 2018

Florida FFA Closed

Jun 5, 2018 by Ronnie Simmons

As our staff and officers continue to make final preparations for convention, the Florida FFA Headquarters will be closed beginning Tuesday, June 5th through Monday, June 18th.  We will be onsite at convention beginning Thursday, June 7th.  Our office will reopen Tuesday, June 19th. During this time, we will respond to voicemail and email as time and technology allow. We look forward to welcoming you to Orlando in 6 days!

Ronnie Simmons
Jun 2, 2018

New State FFA Advisor Appointed by Florida Department of Education

Jun 2, 2018 by Ronnie Simmons

On behalf of the Florida FFA Association, I am pleased to announce that Kaitlin B. Vickers will be joining our team as the State FFA Advisor.  Kaitlin was recently appointed by the Florida Department of Education as the State Supervisor of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources in the Division of Career and Adult Education.  As a part of her responsibilities, Kaitlin will serve as the State FFA Advisor. Kaitlin grew up in Manatee County and is a former member of the Lincoln Memorial Middle Sc...