Bowers elected state FFA president Allen Bowers of Central has been elected the new State FFA President.Allen
went through rigorous interviews before a nominating committee, and then was selected and approved by the delegates at the eighty first Virginia FFA Convention
=During the coming year, he
will travel throughout Virginia speaking at chapter and state FFA Functions as well as organizing and conducting next year's convention.
In addition, he
will travel to Indianapolis Indiana as a State delegate, participate in FFA's
State Presidents Conference, State Officer Conference and have the opportunity to participate in the International Leadership Conference for State Officers in Europe.
earned the right to compete at the state level in prepared public speaking.Allen
had won the federation and area contests.Allen
competed against four other area winners.Allen's topic was The Hunt to Keep Hunting Around.Allen
was named the State winner and will compete at the National FFA Convention
The Agricultural Issues Team of Allen Bowers
, William French, Nicholas Funk, Emmanuel Carreno and Jacob Pangle competed against 12 other teams and placed third.
...Allen Bowers, Dana Gochenour, William French and Jacob Pangle were awarded the State FFA Degree which is the highest degree awarded on the state level.