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, Advisor 
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, Advisor
4th: Tyler White of the Coffee County FFA Chapter, Abbie Halbig, Advisor 
5th: Cason Howard of the Charlton County FFA Chapter, Audrey Pickren, Advisor

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 Bartlett
Forestry Teacher
South Region Agricultural Education
ABAC 34 - 2802 Moore Highway
Tifton, GA  31793
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