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Bowdon FFA Wins 3rd in State Sr. Land Judging Contest

3rd State Sr. Land Judging

(Carrollton, Ga. ­ November 11, 2015) Bowdon FFA t​eam members L:R Lance Smiley, Jessica Daniel, Cassidy Brown, and Brady Huddleston placed 3rd in the state competition held at the University of Georgia in Braselton, GA. on October 24, 2015. The team placed 1​in Area 1 at Taylor’s Farm where they advanced to the state contest.

The Land Judging Career Development Event provides students the opportunity to determine land classification, use and treatment practices for selected sites. The students must consider topsoil texture and thickness, effective depth, permeability of subsoil, slope, erosion, drainage and land capability. FFA is a national organization of over 449,000 members preparing for leadership and careers in the science, business and technology of agriculture. FFA is an integral part of the agricultural education program in public schools. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

Carroll County Schools Press Release

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Alice Ridley-Teal
Six-time STAR teacher, Alice taught Advanced Placement English, literature, composition, speech and theater for over twenty years, part of which time she also served as Director of Admissions, Development, Public Relations, and Alumni at Oak Mountain Academy. She is the managing partner of Ridley-Teal Properties and content editor for the City Menus. She is a board member of the Carroll Symphony Orchestra and enjoys playing flute with the Carroll Community Wind Ensemble.