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North Region Teacher Spotlight    
Temple High School advisor Phillip Cherry is beginning his 30th year of teaching. He grew up in southeast Alabama in a little town called Midland City and attended Dale County High School Mr Cherry holds a B.S. in Ag. Education from Auburn University, and a Masters in Ag. Education from Auburn University. He decided to move to Georgia to teach is because it made financial sense to go ahead and retire from Alabama, felt like he wasn’t finished teaching, and still had a lot to offer, so he chose to come to Georgia to continue his career in a state that is a national model for Agricultural Education and FFA. Some of Mr. Cherry’s goals include continuing to build a good program at Temple High School, be competitive in CDE's and FFA Events, and build a culture of FFA leadership and engagement in the school and community. When asked what his favorite part about being an Ag teacher, Mr. Cherry responded “the relationships that develop between me and the students, especially when I can take a kid who may not be interested in agriculture and expose them to something that makes the light come on.  Seeing these students become interested in agriculture and FFA and possibly entering a career in agriculture makes it all worthwhile."  An interesting fact about Mr. Cherry is that he went to auctioneer school and is a licensed auctioneer. 

Fall Meeting Powerpoint    
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Fall Teacher Meeting PowerPoint 8/23/2018 6998 KB

North Region Rally    
The Area I Rally will begin on Thursday, September 6th at 3:00 pm and conclude with lunch on Friday. The Area II Rally will begin on Friday, September 7th at 3:00 pm and conclude with lunch on Saturday.
 
The registration limits for this year will be 15% of your total 2017-18 FFA membership. This means that if your Chapter ended last year with 150 FFA members, you would be able to register 23 for the rally.
 
The cost of the Rally is $50 per student with Advisors and Chaperones attending free if you register by the deadline. This cost for students includes a Rally T-Shirt. In the past T-Shirts have been ordered separately. We are asking that you bring all payments to the Rally. Please do not have a bookkeeper mail a check.

**North Region Community Service Project** information is also posted on this link.  Please read more information on the 2018 Community Service Project in the letter & flyer

North Region Forestry Update    
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North Region Forestry Update 8/20/2018 347 KB

North Region Area Officers    
Meet the North Region Area Officers!  North Region Area Officers are elected each year to serve and represent North Region at Area events, State FFA events and assist in coordinating the respective Area banquets. Information on how to be elected to Area officer is located on the FFA Association page under Applications.  


North Region Leadership Team    


Stan Mitchell
Region Director
smitchell@gaaged.org
smitchell@doe.k12.ga.us
706-338-7230

Josh Allen
Horticulture Area Teacher
jtallen@gaaged.org
706-202-0770


Sidney Bell
Ag Mechanics Area Teacher
sbell@gaaged.org
706-612-4789


Kent Benson
Animal Science Area Teacher
kbenson@gaaged.org
530-574-3687


Brandon Ray
Forestry Area Teacher
bray@gaaged.org
706-506-8110



   
 
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  North Region Agriculture Education
204 Four Towers
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602

Phone: 706-552-4461
Fax: 706-552-4462
 

 
   
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9/13   Gwinnett County Fair
Lawrenceville, GA
9/18   New Teacher Orientation
Denmark High School, 645 Mullinax Rd, Alpharetta, GA 30004, USA
9/19   EMC Training
Amicalola Electric Membership Corporation, 544 GA-515, Jasper, GA 30143, USA
9/20   National Teach Ag Day
9/25   Area 1 Tractor Driving
Calhoun Experiment Station Farm
 
 
 
 
 
 
     
 
   
 
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