(Carrollton, Ga. – March 3, 2015) On February 23, 2015, Central High School FFA began the celebration of National FFA Week with the first annual Carroll County Agriculture Industry Tour. The Central FFA officers met with Carroll County government officials and agriculture industry representatives to discuss the impact of agriculture in Carroll County. Economic studies show agriculture is an essential component of the Georgia economy and public policy.
The officers began the tour at the Carroll County Courthouse, touring the facilities and visiting with various lawmakers and court officials learning about the judicial system of Carroll County. A proclamation from the Carroll County Commission Chairman, Marty Smith was issued to the chapter. Judge John Simpson of the Carroll County Superior Court presented the proclamation to the Central FFA officers, recognizing them for their accomplishments and remarking on his own experiences through the National FFA organization. Central High School’s FFA organization is sponsored by Agriculture teachers Laura Williford and Mark Lashley.