A special thank you to *Mr. Van Mills* for his coordination of the
leadership events and his assistance in securing judges.  We
appreciate Appling County High School's administration for hosting the
events and the Appling County FFA members and Area and State FFA Officers
for their assistance during the LDEs.

Thank you to the judges for their dedication and expertise in determining
the State Qualifiers from Area VI: *Mrs. Pam Stone, Mrs. Tamela
Folsom, *and* Mrs.
Allison Lamb*.

The following individuals will advance to the State Extemporaneous Public
Speaking LDE to be held at the State FFA Convention in Macon on April 24:

1st place: *Ian Bennett* of the Lowndes FFA Chapter, Quinton Hadsock,
2nd place: *Reese Johnson* of the Berrien FFA Chapter, Rebekah Dunn, Advisor

Other finalists in order of rank are:

3rd: Cheyanne Tomberlin of the Appling County FFA Chapter, Van Mills,
4th: Tyler White of the Coffee County FFA Chapter, Abbie Halbig, Advisor
5th: Cason Howard of the Charlton County FFA Chapter, Audrey Pickren,

Congratulations to all of these students for showing the courage and
dedication to do something that very few adults can or will do - speak in
front of other people!

*Danny BartlettForestry TeacherSouth Region Agricultural Education*
*ABAC 34 - 2802 Moore Highway*
*Tifton, GA  31793*

*229/386-3198 (ofc)*