Dyer County FFA wins at state FFA Leadership Camp

Thursday, July 13, 2017
Olivia Lock, Jay Thompson, Olivia Childress, Conner Hester, Rachel Hill and Hannah Collins are seen moments after receiving awards at the FFA Leadership Camp.

The Dyer County Future Farmers of America (FFA) Chapter was awarded the Outstanding Officer team on June 16. More than 200 students, advisors, and guests attended what was the first week of the 2017 Leadership Training Camp offered to Tennessee FFA members.

Dyer County FFA members won several awards throughout the week. Rachel Hill earned third place in extemporaneous speaking. Olivia Childress placed third in quiz contest.

The Outstanding Officer Team was comprised of President Olivia Childress; Vice-President Olivia Lock; Secretary Jay Thompson; Treasurer Conner Hester; Reporter Rachel Hill; Sentinel Hannah Collins.

To win outstanding officer team, members must be active in specialty classes, officer classes, team sports, camp activities, have majority of their members earn Gold Leadership award level, and have one member to be a Camp Council representative.

FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premiere leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education. Nationally, FFA is comprised of 649,355 members in 7,859 chapters in all 50 states. The Tennessee FFA Association is comprised of 14,084 FFA members in more than 214 high school chapters, 7 middle school chapters, and 8 collegiate chapters.

To learn more about FFA visit www.ffa.org.

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