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Future Farmers of America
FFA
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Mrs. Cynthia Holloway, Adviser/Sponsor
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2022-2023
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Jasmine Forbes, Winner
Youth Speech Contest Winner
 
Congratulations, to Miss Jasmine Forbes! This FAMU DRS Scholar is the winner of the 2022 Leon County Farm Bureau Youth Speech Contest. 

Thank you to Mrs. Cynthia Holloway, FAMU DRS Agriculture, Agriscience, and Food Sciences Academy Instructor and FAMU DRS Future Farmers of America Sponsor. Mrs. Holloway's dedication and service to our scholars and Agriculture Education is commendable and helps support and prepare scholars like Miss Forbes in their educational and career endeavors.
 
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2021-2022
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Mrs. Holloway & the Agriscience Academy Scholars Partner with the USDA, US Forest Service, and FAMU to Celebrate Earth Day 2022 
 
Mrs. Holloway and her Agriscience Academy Scholars partnered with Mr. George Montgomery, Jr., USDA Liaison, Ms. Monica Rainge, USDA Deputy Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Ms. Vonda Richardson, Director of the FAMU Cooperative Extension, Dr. Johnny Grace, III of the U.S. Forest Service, FAMU's College of Agriculture & Food Sciences,  and the University Scholarship Program to Celebrate Earth Day 2022. The scholars had the opportunity to plant trees around the FAMU DRS campus, interact with representatives from the USDA, U. S. Forest Service, and FAMU, and engage in various activities to explore, discuss, and support environmental protection. The Earth Day 2022 theme is "Invest in Our Planet."
Earth Day 2022  
 
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Congratulations, Mrs. Holloway & FAMU DRS FFA !
2021-2022
Florida Farm Bureau - Agriculture in the Classroom Mini-Grant Award Winner
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FAMU DRS FFA at the Homecoming Parade
October 2021
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Congratulations to
Krystin Hood
FAMU DRS Future Farmers of America scholar
who represented FAMU DRS at the
FFA Speech Contest
Farm Bureau, Monticello, FL
September 2021
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Great job!
Cindy Hernandez and Krystin Hood
FAMU DRS Future Farmers of America scholars
who represented FAMU DRS at the
FFA Chapter Officer Conference
August 2021
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Agriscience Academy and Future Farmers of America students
participated in the 
Agribility Conference
at the FAMU College of Agriculture and Food Science
Friday, August 17, 2021
 
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Thank you to
Pangea Farms of Atlanta, Georgia
for their generous donation of an Aquaponic Tank
donated to the Future Farmers of America and Agriscience Academy programs.
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2020-2021
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FFA Says Thank You to Florida Farm Bureau
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Arbor Day at FAMU DRS with FFA
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Salsa Project Flyer
FAMU DRS Agriscience Academy Salsa Project
Through the generosity of a a $250 mini grant from the Florida Farm Bureau Federation and a matching $250 mini grant from the Leon County Farm Bureau, the Agriscience Academy students have been able to team up with the FAMU DRS Engineering Academy to build and plant a raised-bed salsa garden this semester. This is an ongoing project which demonstrates how collaborations and generous partnerships with community organizations can support our student engagement, achievement, and real-world experiences.
 
 
 
FFA Week
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Mrs. Holloway awarded mini-grant for her FAMU DRS Agriscience Academy

December 8, 2020. Congratulations to Mrs. Holloway as she is awarded a $250 mini grant from the Florida Farm Bureau Federation and a matching $250 mini grant from the Leon County Farm Bureau. The Agriscience Academy students plan to plant a raised-bed salsa garden with the awards.

Holloway awarded grant pic

FFA Scholars Hard at Work
FFA Students FFA Students 
FFA Award
Award Nelson award
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2019-2020