Wilson Central FFA announced as ‘Outstanding Chapter’ at state camp

Staff Reports • Dec 17, 2015 at 6:38 PM

DOYLE – The Wilson Central Future Farmers of America Chapter of Lebanon was named Outstanding Chapter at Camp Clements Leadership Training Camp on Friday. 

More than 200 students, advisors and guests attended what was the first of six weeks of leadership training camp offered to the Tennessee FFA membership.

Chapters must be active in officer classes, public speaking classes, the rifle range, an extemporaneous public speaking contest, a camp-wide quiz bowl contest, various sporting events and have a large sum of members qualify for the gold leadership award to be considered for the Outstanding Chapter award.

In addition to Wilson Central FFA named Outstanding Chapter, member Chelsea Sanders was named camp council vice president. She was also the winner of the individual quiz contest. Preston George placed third in the extemporaneous public speaking contest.

Wilson Central FFA advisors include Sarah Kleihauer, Benny McDonald and Pam Farmer Walker.

FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. Nationally, there are 579,678 FFA members, ages 12-21. The Tennessee FFA Association is comprised of 13,644 members from 213 high school chapters, seven middle school chapters and eight collegiate chapters across Tennessee. To learn more about FFA, visit tnffa.org.

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