2020-02-26

2020-02-26 E-Edition

NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

WHAT IS FFA? FFA is a dynamic youth organization that changes lives and prepares members for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. FFA develops members’ potential and helps them discover their talent through hands-on experiences, which give members the tools to real-world success. Members are future chemists, veterinarians, government officials, entrepreneurs, bankers, international business leaders, teachers […]

2019-2020 FFA Officers

FFA Officers for 2019-2020 are, from left, Jessi Lynn Strickland, Murray Liz Flowers, Karleigh Taylor, Ryleigh Baker, Keshon Winns, James Jackson, Josef Steinseifer and Alden Stewart.The team plans an entire year of events, meetings and leadership opportunities for members. They also serve as representatives of the agriculture education program at BCHS.

Dawson Fields earns American FFADegree

Each year, the National FFA Organization honors FFA members who show the utmost dedication to the organization through their desire to develop their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. The American FFA Degree is bestowed upon a select group of students in recognition of their years of academic and professional excellence. Dawson Wayne Fields, […]

Savannah River Showdown

The Burke County 4-H and FFA sponsored the Savannah River Showdown Lamb and Goat shows in September. The show was a big success and had exhibitors from all over the state show up to compete. The success of the show was in large part due to the huge support from our sponsors. Pictured are various FFA members, 4-H members and […]

Dairy judging

The Burke County High FFA Dairy Team recently competed in the Area FFA Dairy Cattle Career Development Event. The event was held at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton. The Dairy Cattle Career Development Event emphasizes skills in dairy cattle selection and dairy herd management and provides experience in the evaluation of dairy cattle type, production records and dairy herd […]

Lamb show team

The lamb show team consists of, from left, Keshon Winns, Ashlyn Reddick and Trent Reddick.

Multi-winner

Burke FFA officer Jessi Lynn Strickland has won several awards this year in various categories and many events Jessi Lynn is pictured at the Georgia National Fair show in Perry, where she won senior class showmanship. She defeated many competitors to earn this title

Junior Dairy Showman

Ashlyn Reddick won Junior Dairy Showman which is based on a point system. She accumulated points for each show that she placed in from August 2018-April 2019. Her performances in the shows during that time period placed her above all other Junior Dairy competitors across the state. She was awarded with a Champion stool. Also pictured is Reddick with a […]

Business management

The Burke County Farm Business Management team placed second in the area Career Development Event, securing them a spot in the state contest. The team has placed fifth in the state the last two years and placed fourth this year. Team members are, from left, Dale Fulcher, Catie Newton, Murray Liz Flowers and Josef Steinseifer. The team was coached by […]