A special thank you goes out to Fort Valley State University for hosting
all the CDE events yesterday.  Also a big thank you to Area Officers Nola
McAllister, Will Bostelman, Beau Bradley, and Logan Thornton for their

I do appreciate all the teachers who helped score and monitor the events
yesterday.  I could not have done it as quickly or efficiently without your
help.  You are truly a great group to work with.  Thank you for your

Congratulations to the following schools for placing first and second in
the Jr. and Sr. events.  They will compete in the State event on March the
23rd and 24th in Athens.

1st -  Mary Persons, Advisor - Ryan Smith
2nd - Bleckley County, Advisor - Doyle Floyd

1st - Monroe County MS, Advisor - Ryan Smith
2nd - Mary Persons, Advisor - Ryan Smith

I have attached the scoring results for your viewing pleasure as well as
sample news articles for publication in your local gazette.

Please use the attached surveys to make suggestions for improving the CDE.
 Central Region CDE Student Survey FY18
 Central Region CDE Advisor Survey FY18
Thank you,

*Barry Norris*

Cell - 478-290-5821 <(478)%20290-5821>
Forestry Teacher
Central Region Agriculture Education
101 North Main Street
Swainsboro, GA 30401