Polk FFA Chapter wins again

Published 5:31 pm Wednesday, August 2, 2017

During the week of June 12-16, members of the Polk County High School FFA Chapter participated in the North Carolina FFA Camp Program at White Lake, N.C. The chapter had three teams competing: blue, silver and white. The teams placed: blue first, silver fifth and white sixth.

The camping program consisted of character building, leadership and recreational activities. Each day started with students taking part in devotionals, flag-raising ceremonies and calisthenics.

Next, students attended leadership sessions where they enhanced their leadership skills.  The remainder of the day the students participated in competitive events including water sports (swimming, canoeing, water ball), basketball, volleyball, softball, horseshoes, shuffle board, checkers and table tennis. 

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All activities were based on a point system and the team with the most points at the end of the week was declared the winner.

– article submitted by Chauncey Barber