Pictures from the Area 3 and 4 Floral Design CDE can be found by going to
the following link -

You will also find a press release you can use to send to your local
newspaper. Individual pictures of your students to go with the press
release can also be find at the link above


*Melissa Riley*,

Central Region Horticulture Teacher

*1005 State University Dr, Box 4060               *

*Fort Valley, GA 31030*


*Fax 478-825-6980*

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*    News Release*

For Immediate Release – *October 1, 2012*

*_________________ Participants in Area **FFA** Floral Design Event*

____________________ School FFA member ______________ recently participated
in the Area _____ FFA Floral Design Career Development Event.  The event
was held at the __________________ in ________________, GA on
______________, September ___, 2012.

The Floral Design Career Development Event allows students to utilize the
principles and elements of design.  Each student makes two floral
arrangements which are reviewed by a panel of judges concerning floral
design principles.  Students use the principles of balance, proportion and
scale, focal point, emphasis, rhythm, harmony and unity, and the technique
of flower placement to create their designs.

FFA is a national organization of over 449,000 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.

____________ is __________________ School’s FFA advisor.  The FFA Floral
Design Career Development Event is sponsored by the Georgia State Florists’
Association as a special project of the Georgia FFA Foundation.


Melissa Riley
Central Region Ag Education
Horticulture Teacher
PO Box 4060
1005 State University Drive
Fort Valley, GA 31030
office - 478-825-6067
  fax - 478-825-6980