It is a pleasure to report that the Georgia FFA has 24 national proficiency award finalists in 2012!


To see a complete set of results, please log on to the Georgia FFA website at www.georgiaffa.org, click on the National Convention page and find the "24 National Finalists" link.


24 National Finalists

11 Gold Emblems

7 Silver Emblems

3 Bronze Emblems


Georgia's 2012 National Finalists are:

Ag Mechanics Repair & Maintenance - Entrepreneurship - Brandon Wiley (Screven County)

Ag Processing - Johnny Mobley (Colquitt County)

Ag Sales - Entrepreneurship - Ansley Akin (Franklin County)

Ag Services - Ashley Peek (Echols County)

Agriscience Research Animal Systems - Quinton Carter (Lowndes County)

Agriscience Research Integrated Systems - Ben Bennett (Lowndes County)

Agriscience Research Plant Systems - Jacob Schindler (Lowndes County)

Beef Production - Entrepreneurship - Rob Veal (Johnson County)

Diversified Ag Production - Steven Cooper (Jackson County)

Environmental/Natural Resources - Tyler Ray Barber (Bacon County)

Equine Science - Entrepreneurship - Josie Stamps (Newton County)

Equine Science - Placement - Mary Kathryn Clark (Putnam County)

Fiber/Oil Crop - Kyle Moore (Early County)

Food Science - Jennifer Mitcham (Rabun County)

Forest Management - Kason Lott (Irwin County)

Fruit Production - J.W. Oliver (Wayne County)

Goat Production - Cole Roper (Franklin County)

Landscape Management - Karlie Oliver (Franklin County)

Poultry Production - Candace Barnes (Franklin County)

Specialty Crop - Mary C. Cromley (SE Bulloch)

Swine Production - Entrepreneurship - Amanda Miller (Jeff Davis)

Swine Production - Placement - Olin Thrift (Brantley County)

Turf Grass Management - Jacob Trites (Franklin County)

Veterinary Science - Ashley Dunnigan (Early County)


Congratulations to all of Georgia's state proficiency award winners and their advisors!



Ben Lastly

Executive Secretary

Georgia FFA Association

316 Poultry Science - UGA

Athens, GA 30602

Phone: (706) 552-4456

Fax: (706) 552-4458

Website: www.georgiaffa.org