The South Region, Top Gun Weld-Off was held today at ABAC and the
competition was AWESOME!!!! The Top Gun winner will receive a $1000.00 ABAC
scholarship which is sponsored by Jimmy and Ann Grubbs and Bobby and Judy

I would like to thank the following individuals for the help they provided
   Melvin Thompson - Cutting Judge -- Retired Ag Education
   Jimmy Grubbs - Brazing Judge -- Retired ABAC Instructor
   Tim Hobbs - SMAW Judge -- CTAE Director Colquitt County Schools
   Von Peavy - GMAW Judge -- ABAC Tifton

Congratulations to *Hinkley Hood* of the *Ware County FFA*, advisor *Danny
Bartlett*, for *winning the South Region Top Gun Weld-Off.*

Also, I would like to recognize Ben Lee of the Brantley County FFA, advisor
Chad Crews for finishing in 2nd place,
and Brandon Jenkins of the Bainbridge FFA, advisor Mark Lashley for
finishing in 3rd place.

See attachment for complete results.


Jerry Stone
Area Agricultural Mechanics Teacher
South Region Agricultural Education
ABAC 34, 2802 Moore Hwy
Tifton, Ga. 30602
Cell: (229) 891 - 6020