DOYLE, TN – The Eagleville Future Farmers of America (FFA) Chapter of Rutherford County was awarded the Outstanding Chapter and Outstanding Officer team on June 16, 2017. More than 200 students, advisors, and guests attended what was the third week of the 2017 Leadership Training Camp offered to Tennessee FFA members.
Eagleville FFA won several awards including first place in Quiz Bowl. Quiz Bowl Team members were Calee Pineda, Jake Duke, Abigail Miller, and Ivie Burns. Jake Duke earned first place in the Extemporaneous Speaking competition. Calee Pineda was the chapter representative on Camp Council and served as Vice-President.
To win outstanding chapter, 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.