BLUE RIDGE, Ga. – Students and staff at Fannin County High School celebrated FCCLA during the week of Feb. 12 through 16, 2018. Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a student-led Career Technical and Student Organization that has over 164,000 members nationally and is the only CTSO with the family as its central focus. Involvement opportunities for FCCLA members include expanding their leadership potential and developing skills for life that are necessary in the home and workplace. During FCCLA week, students offered activities and trivia in the commons area during lunch to promote knowledge of family and consumer sciences, they gave a small gift to all faculty and staff, and they prepared and distributed muffins to the faculty and staff at FCHS. Pictured above are FCCLA members and officers, from left, Bobbi Pippin, vice president, Desiree Bell, hospitality coordinator, and Kristen Lopez, secretary. FCCLA is advised by Family and Consumer Sciences teachers, Amy Adams, Lynn Burch, and Lauren Owenby.
Fannin County Young Farmers members traveled to the State Capital in Atlanta on Tuesday, February 13 for the Georgia Young Farmers Legislative breakfast. While at the capital the group visited with Senator Steve Gooch and Speaker of the House David Ralston and thanked them for their support of Agriculture and the Georgia Young Farmers Program.
Featured picture: Kenny Queen, Teri Long, Tom Hamby, Speaker Ralston, Aaron Walden, Tayelor Long Rhonda Mathews
Picture below left to right: Kenny Queen, Tayelor Long, Senator Gooch, Teri Long, Aaron Walden, Tom Hamby
FFA is taking pre-orders for strawberries.
Full flat with 8 (1 quart containers)- $30
½ flat with 4 (1 quart containers) – $ 15
1 quart container- $4
Checks will need to be made out to FCHS FFA
Orders are due by Feb. 15 with payment.
Send to Cherie White or Rhonda Mathews at Fannin County High School
360 Rebel Circle, Blue Ridge, GA 30513.
YOUNG FARMERS ASSOCIATION
How to Conserve, Protect and Restore North America’s Coldwater Fisheries Talk and Monthly Meeting
Feb. 19, 2018, at 8 a.m.
5850 Appalachian Hwy, Blue Ridge
Program will be presented by Mr. Carl Riggs representative from Trout Unlimited and will be followed by a FCYFA Business Meeting
Meal is Sponsored by Mountain Valley Motors
Anyone interested is welcome to attend
FCYFA members attend free of charge
Non-FCYFA members we ask you pay $5.00
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BLUE RIDGE, Ga. – The Horse Judging Career Development Event (CDE) advances the knowledge of agricultural education students about the selection and management of horses. Participants in the event judge classes of horses, give oral reasons for class placings, participate in a team activity and take a written examination. Team members from Fannin County included Brooke Crowder, Kayla Hipp, Shelby Postell, and Alexis Ware. Alexis Ware was the high individual for the entire contest.
Future Farmers of America (FFA) is a national organization of over 600,000 members preparing for leadership and careers in the science, business and technology of agriculture. FFA is an integral part of the agricultural education program in public schools. 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.
Cherie White is the Fannin County FFA advisor. The Horse Judging Career Development Event is sponsored by Flint River Mills (FRM) as a special project of the Georgia FFA Foundation.
[Features image: The horse judging senior team are, from left, Brooke Crowder, Alexis Ware, Kayla Hipp, and Shelby Postell.]
The Fannin County School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, creed, or disability in admission to its programs, services, and activities, in access to them, in treatment of individuals, or in any aspect of their operations. For additional information or referral to the appropriate system coordinator, contact the system superintendent’s office at 2290 East First Street, Blue Ridge, Georgia 30513 or 706-632-3771.
The Fannin County Young Farmers Association held their monthly meeting and AG talk at Cucina Rustica on Jan. 18 at noon. Mark Lee owner of RC Drones Sales and Service was the month’s guest speaker. Mr. Lee discussed the use of drones in agriculture and brought several models for demonstration. He also donated 5 drones to be given as door prizes. Michelle Moran and Danny Mellman were the hosts for the meeting as well as the meal sponsors. Association business was discussed including the upcoming Georgia Young Farmer State Conference which will be held in Braselton at Chateu Elan Feb. 2-3. 20 members were in attendance, February’s monthly meeting and AG talk will be on Feb. 19 at 8:00am, AG talk presenter will be Mr. Carl Riggs from Trout Unlimited.
Thank you, Rhonda Mathews
Pictured left to right Mike Henderson, Darrell Davis, Kenny Queen, Danny Mellman, Janet Hawkins, Mark Lee
The Fannin County School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, creed, or disability in admission to its programs, services, and activities, in access to them, in treatment of individuals, or in any aspect of their operations. For additional information or referral to the appropriate system coordinator, contact the system superintendent’s office at 2290 East First Street, Blue Ridge, Georgia 30513 or 706-632-3771