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FFA and Career Readiness

David Crockett High School Agricultural Education and FFA Program 
Career Readiness, past few years:

Former FFA members that are currently post-secondary agricultural education majors:

- Carrie Lykins, UT-Knoxville, B.S. Agricultural Communications; Grad Student, Agricultural Leadership, Education, & Communication

- Rebekah Wright, Senior, UT-Knoxville, Agricultural Education

- Abby Anderson, Freshman, Tennessee State Univ, Agricultural Education


FFA Leadership Positions Held above local level:

2015/16: Molly Sayre and Cole Tipton, East TN Regional FFA Officers (6 total officers).

        2014/15: Abby Anderson, East TN Regional FFA Officer.

        2013/14: Rebekah Wright, State FFA Officer.


David Crockett FFA accomplishments in Career Development Events (CDE’s):

        Forestry CDE: 2015: 1st place, District CDE. 1st place, State CDE. 6th place, National CDE.

  Kenzie Bastian – 7th High Individual in National CDE.

2014: 1st place, District CDE. 2nd place, State CDE.

  Zack Young – 1st High Individual in State.

                                2013: 1st place, District CDE. 1st place, State CDE. 5th place, National CDE.

  Chase Partin – 8th High Individual in National CDE.

Nursery/Landscape CDE: 2015: 1st place, Regional CDE. 2nd place, State CDE.  

2014: 1st place, Regional CDE. 1st place, State CDE. 12th place, National CDE.

2013: 1st place, Regional CDE. 3rd place, State CDE.

2012: 1st place, Regional CDE. 1st place, State CDE. 11th place, National CDE.

    Land Judging CDE: 2015: 2nd place, District CDE. 4th place, Regional CDE (top 4 qualify for State CDE). 10th place, State CDE.

                                2014: 1st place, District CDE. 7th place, Regional CDE.

                                        2013: 2nd place, District CDE. 8th place, Regional CDE.

    Envirothon Contest: 2015: 1st place, Regional Contest (1st place qualifies for state). 4th place, State Contest (competing against private schools and home schools).

                                    2014: 1st place, Regional Contest. 8th place, State Contest (see above).

                                        2013: 2nd place, Regional Contest.

                                        2012: 1st place, Regional Contest. 2nd place, State Contest.

Prepared Public Speaking CDE: 2015/16: Kylee Phalen – 1st place, District CDE. 2nd place, Regional CDE (top 2 qualify for state).     2nd place, State CDE. 

2014/15: Molly Sayre – 1st place, District CDE. 1st place, Regional CDE. 5th place, State CDE.

                                                2013/14: Molly Sayre – 2nd place, District CDE. 2nd place, Regional CDE. 4th place, State CDE.

                                                2012/13: Jonathan Lykins – 1st place, District CDE. 1st place, Regional CDE. 3rd place, State CDE.

    Creed Speaking CDE: 2014/15: Kylee Phalen – 1st place, District CDE. 2nd place, Regional CDE (top 2 qualify for state). 3rd place,    State CDE.

Job Interview CDE: 2015/16: Kylee Phalen – 1st place, District CDE. 3rd place, Regional CDE.

                                        2014/15: Bethany McCurry – 1st place, District CDE. 4th place, Regional CDE.

                                        2013/14: Chase Partin – 1st place, District CDE.

                                        2012/13: Raini Rowenhorst – 1st place, District CDE. 4th place, Regional CDE.

Agriscience Fair: 2016: Madajah Manning - 1st place, State Fair. National Fair TBD.  Josh Bruni - 2nd Place, State Fair. 

2014: Cody Moore - 1
st place, State Fair.

                                        2013 and 2012: Chase Partin - 1st place, State Fair. 5th place, National Fair.

               

College Campuses visited by David Crockett FFA members in the past 3 years (specific to agriculturally-related fields):

Berea College, KY

East TN State University

Middle TN State University, Murfreesboro

Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville

Tennessee State University, Nashville   

University of Louisville, KY

University of Tennessee - Knoxville

University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine

        Walters State Community College, Morristown


College Professors who have worked one-on-one with David Crockett FFA members for Career Development Event training in the past 3 years:

        Dr. Bill Klingeman, Entomology and Plant Pathology

        Dr. Phil Flanigan, Plant Sciences

        Mrs. Jessica Poore, Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications

        Dr. Carrie Stevens, Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications

        Dr. Chris Stripling, Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications

        Mr. Larry Tankersley, Forestry, Wildlife, and Fisheries

Dr. Adam Taylor, Forestry, Wildlife, and Fisheries


FFA activities related to Career Readiness:

    Tennessee FFA Leadership Conference (13 attendees in 2015; 14 attendees in 2014)

        University of Tennessee Varsity Visit (13 attendees in 2015)

FFA Leadership Camp   

State FFA Convention (16 attendees in 2015; 18 attendees in 2014; 14 attendees in 2013)

        National FFA Convention (14 attendees in 2015; 13 attendees in 2014; 14 attendees in 2013)

        State FFA Officer Goodwill Tour

        Washington Leadership Conference (Washington, DC)


Community Service activities related to Career Readiness:

        Jonesborough Garden Club

        Washington County Animal Shelter        

        East TN Nursery Association

        Town of Jonesborough Landscaping projects


Dual Credit Greenhouse Management class:

    In the past 2 years, number of students who have earned 3 hours of post-secondary credit (Intro to Plant Science) to any TN school: 13

 

 

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