Courtesy photo Hill-Gustat Middle School FFA advanced its parliamentary procedure team to the state contest. Members are (from left) Ritika Manik, Siddharth Ananthan, Courtney Ball, Jonathon Acosta, SeAnna Hornick and Luis Rodriguez.
published: Friday, January 25, 2013
HGMS parliamentary team advances to state
Special to the News-Sun
AVON PARK - On Thursday, Sebring Sr. FFA Chapter hosted the District XI Contest at South Florida State College. Megan Stein, district president, coordinated the event along with District Secretary Brandon McKee from the Okeechobee Brahman Chapter. There were chapters from Palm Beach, Okeechobee and Highlands County participating as a result of winning their respective sub-district contests in December 2012.
The results in the middle school and high school divisions are as follows with each first place contestant advancing to the state contest held in conjunction with the 85th annual Florida FFA Convention in Orlando from June 9-14.
Opening & Closing Ceremonies
1. Okeechobee Yearling Middle (Maria Carrillo, Jared Pearce, Justin Drawdy, Jared Phares, Jessica Pittman, Morgan Buxton and Cady McGehee)
2. Avon Park Middle (Jade Jackson, Morgan Jones, Garrett Barr, Mary Beth Crosson, Kinley Bennett, Jordan Jackson and Jacob Schlosser)
1. Amy Schlosser - Avon Park Middle
2. Rana Hilliard - Glades Day Middle
1. Brandon McKee - Okeechobee Brahman
2. Elton Gargano - Sebring Sr.
1. Savanna Zipperer - Glades Day Middle
2. Samantha Goodwin - Hill-Gustat Middle
1. Dylan Abowd - Glades Day Sr.
2. Josh McLean - Avon Park Sr.
1. Hill-Gustat Middle (Siddharth Ananthan, Courtney Ball, Jonathon Acosta, SeAnna Hornick, Ritika Manik and Luis Rodriguez)
2. Glades Day Middle (Kassidy Redish, Caroline Stein, Savanna Zipperer, Maddie Mills, Colton Pope and Katherine Weeks
1. Sebring Sr. (Megan Stein, Teresa Ware, Amy Platt, Emily Little, Alex Hornick and Mariah Alvarez)
2. Okeechobee Brahman (Brandon McKee, Curtis Evans,Courtney Kesner, Mary Baker, Travis Register and Julie Sharpe)
The Florida FFA Association is a premier youth, leadership organization with over 15,000 middle and high school student members - as part of more than 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.
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