Area 1 Teachers,


There were 12 Junior and 14 Senior teams at yesterday's Land Judging CDE's held at the Calhoun Experiment Station River Farm. Thank you to all the teachers that dedicated their time as pit monitors (Keith Pankey, Rickie Farrow, Barry Bailey, and Michael Gardner) and also to those that helped by being a group leader (Wendy Matteson, Stacey Cagle, Paul Little, Nick Cantrell, Phillip Cherry, and Bennett Jacobs). Also, a special thanks to Travis Turnquist (River Farm Manager/Operator) and Tyler Bagwell (Backhoe Operator) for all their help in coordinating the CDE.

The top two Jr. and top two Senior division teams will represent Area 1 at the State Land Judging CDE which will be held in the South Region on Saturday, November 18th, 2017. Rosters have been verified and these results are official. A complete list of the results is attached


 Congratulations to:

1st place team, Senior Land Judging – LaFayette High  - Advisor – Michael Gardner

2nd place team, Senior Land Judging -Bowdon High School - Advisor – Richie Farrow 

High scoring individual for the Sr. Division - Preston Nave – LaFayette High School.


1st place team, Jr. Division - Gilmer County High School - Advisor – Paul Little 

2nd place team, Jr. Division – LaFayette Middle School - Advisor – Wendy Matteson

High scoring individual, Jr. Division - Carolyn Hurst - Gilmer County High School

Brandon Ray
North Region Forestry Teacher
Agricultural Education
204 Four Towers
The University of Georgia
Athens, Ga  30602
Office: 706-552-4465
Cell: 706-506-8110