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Teachers,

*Please remember that registration for the Discovery Conference is due
postmarked today. *Don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions
about the event. I have received registration from:
Hahira Middle
LaFayette Middle
Pine Grove Middle

*Merry Christmas!*

Hope H. Carter
Leadership Program Specialist
Georgia FFA Association
316 Poultry Science - UGA
Athens, GA 30602
Phone: (706) 552-4457
Fax:  (706) 552-4458
www.georgiaffa.org



On Mon, Dec 8, 2014 at 4:13 PM, Hope Carter <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> Teachers,
>
> Please remember that Discovery Conference registration is due postmarked
> to the state FFA office by Thursday, December 18. If you have any questions
> about this opportunity for your students, don't hesitate to contact me.
>
> I have received registration from:
> LaFayette Middle
>
> Thanks,
> Hope
>
> Hope H. Carter
> Leadership Program Specialist
> Georgia FFA Association
> 316 Poultry Science - UGA
> Athens, GA 30602
> Phone: (706) 552-4457
> Fax:  (706) 552-4458
> www.georgiaffa.org
>
>
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Hope Carter <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: Tue, Nov 11, 2014 at 3:36 PM
> Subject: Discovery Conference Registration 2015
> To: Ag Ed ListServ <[log in to unmask]>
>
>
> Middle School Teachers,
>
>
> The Discovery Conference is a wonderful opportunity for middle school FFA
> members. It is a great way to get young people excited about the FFA and
> introduce students to the opportunities that FFA has to offer.
>
>
>
> This year’s Discovery Conference will be held *January 23-24*, *2015*, at
> the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center near Covington. Students should plan to wear
> casual dress for the entire conference. Conference registration is from
> 3:30-5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 23. The conference will conclude before
> noon on Saturday, January 24. Lunch will not be provided on Saturday. A
> tentative schedule is attached.
>
>
>
> The cost to attend the 2015 Discovery Conference is *$40 per person*.
> That fee includes all conference materials, a t-shirt, meals and lodging at
> the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center. Each student attending the conference must
> have a completed *Parental Consent Form* and should receive a copy of the
> Camp Policies. Please be prepared to turn in the Parental Consent Forms for
> your students at on-site registration. Participants should also bring
> linens or a sleeping bag and pillow, toiletries, towels/washcloths, and
> warm outerwear.
>
>
>
> Every person attending the Discovery Conference must be pre-registered. *There
> is a $20 per person, non-refundable deposit due with the registration form.*
> Please completely fill out the form and return it with the deposit. *All
> forms and payment must be postmarked by Thursday, December 18*. No faxed
> or emailed registration information will be accepted. Any registration and
> deposit postmarked after December 18 will be charged a $10 per person late
> fee or may not be accepted.
>
>
>
> Please be aware of these new conference policies:
>
> ·         *No refunds will be issued**.* Please keep this policy in mind
> as you request checks for the final payment due at registration. If a
> student cancels, that student can be replaced with a different student at
> any time.
>
> ·        There will be no lodging/meals cost for non-advisor chaperones. *Chapters
> are encouraged to bring a chaperone for each gender and have a ratio of one
> adult per 10 students.* As always, there is no cost for bus drivers.
> T-shirts for bus drivers and chaperones are $10 each.
>
> An *FFA Quiz activity* will be conducted at the conference. All students
> will individually complete a written quiz. The top ten students based on
> written quiz scores will participate in an oral quiz to determine the
> winner. The winner will have the choice to receive a free FFA jacket or a
> $50 Summer Leadership Camp Scholarship.
>
>
>
> Again this year, One Less Thing has graciously agreed to set up a few ID
> practicums for students to explore CDE opportunities available in the FFA.
> The ID events are optional for chapters to participate in and will be
> set-up from *2:00 until 5:00 p.m. on Friday*. More information about
> these events will be sent to teachers who register for the conference.
>
>
>
> If you have any questions about the Discovery Conference, please don’t
> hesitate to contact me at (706) 552-4457. I look forward to seeing you
> and your students at the conference!
>
> Thanks,
> Hope
>
> Hope H. Carter
> Leadership Program Specialist
> Georgia FFA Association
> 316 Poultry Science - UGA
> Athens, GA 30602
> Phone: (706) 552-4457
> Fax:  (706) 552-4458
> www.georgiaffa.org
>
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