The Area V Wildlife Management CDE was held on the campus of ABAC yesterday. The top two teams in each division qualify for the State Wildlife Management CDE to be held on the campus of the University of Georgia on Saturday, March 22, 2014.

I appreciate all the help I received from Advisors, UGA-Tifton students, ABAC students, and Area Officers. Also, thanks to Dr. Jason Scott, ABAC Wildlife Professor for his assistance.

The State Qualifiers are:

Senior Division

1. 296 The Thomas County Central FFA Chapter, Jerry Stone, Advisor
2. 231 The Colquitt County FFA Chapter, Shawn Collins, Advisor

Junior Division

1. 314 The Pataula Charter FFA Chapter, Larry Worsley, Advisor
2. 293 The C. A. Gray, Jr. FFA Chapter, Matt Howell, Advisor

Individual Results are:

Senior Division:

Whitetail Deer Management
1. 47 Josh Odom, Tift County
2. 46 Henry Copps, Thomas County Central
3. 40 Nic Cole, Lee County

Game Bird Biology
1. 92 Jon Ellis NeSmith, Thomas County Central
2. 76 Simera Pinder, Ben Hill
3. 70 Trace Crozier, Early County

General Identification
1. 84 Katie Russell, Colquitt County
2. 76 Colby Melton, Thomas County Central
3. 62 Denver Mclain, Early County

Aquatic Identification
1. 88 Dusti Mackey, Early County
2. 82 Sam Long, Thomas County Central
3. 80 Deidra Yarbrough, Colquitt County

Junior Division

Whitetail Deer Management
1. 71 Blake Huffmaster, Thomas County Central
2. 68 Christopher Torbert, Pataula Charter
3. 61 Tyler Robinson, C. A. Gray, Jr.

Game Bird Biology
1. 78 Morgan Warr, Thomas County Middle
2. 74 Riley Stringer, Thomas County Central
3. 68 Bo Anderson, C. A. Gray, Jr.

General Identification
1. 90 Tori Stringer, Thomas County Middle
2. 88 Nathan Stone, C. A. Gray, Jr.
3. 84 Bodie Nettles, Pataula Charter

Aquatic Identification
1. 94 Jamie Worsley, Pataula Charter
2. 84 Kayla Moore, Early County 
3. 76 Chaz Smith, C. A. Gray, Jr.

Congratulations to these winners and all the students and Advisors who worked hard on this CDE!

Danny Bartlett
Forestry Teacher
South Region Agricultural Education
ABAC 34 - 2802 Moore Highway
Tifton, GA  31793
229/386-3198 (ofc)