The Burke County Middle School FFA Junior Floriculture Team competed in the Junior Floriculture Career Development Event (CDE) placing 7th in the area contest. Team members identified plants, diseases, materials and tools and took a written exam involving basic horticulture knowledge. The Junior Floriculture CDE is designed to stimulate an interest in the floriculture field for students and prepare them for the more advanced Floriculture CDE offered to high school students through the FFA. Team members included, l-r, are Lucy Lane, Isabelle Hoffman, Ty’Ashia Cooper, and Betsy Murray.
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