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As of now, BCHS has 216 total students that qualify for MOWR for the 2017-2018 School Year.  This will be an increase of 168 students from this year.


Burke County High FFA

FFA Advisors: 
- Mr. Felipe Pedraza 
- Mr. Andrew TenHuisen 
2016-2017 FFA Officers:
President: …………Maggie Rachels 
Vice-President:……Makayla Conner
Student Advisor:.....Alyssa Rauton
Secretary: ………….Holland Wiersma 
Reporter:…………...Mary Beth Mallard 
Treasurer:………….Dawson Fields
Sentinel:……………Samantha Mallard
Historian:…………..Rebekah Smith 
Parliamentarian:…..Rosemary Durant 

Mission:  FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of the students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.


Activities:  Numerous activities are available to those members wishing to become active in the career development events and other leadership activities provided to them in the BCHS FFA.  Scholarships, awards and other forms of recognition are awarded to those members exhibiting excellence in their designated field of study, interest and involvement.  

Career Development Events (CDE's): Available at BCHS

  • Tractor Driving
  • Floral Design
  • Floriculture
  • Landscape and Nursery
  • Job Interview
  • Prepared Public Speaking
  • Poultry Judging
  • Dairy Judging
  • Livestock Judging
  • Discussion Meet
  • FFA Quiz Bowl
  • FFA Creed Speaking
  • Extemp. Speaking
  • Agriculture Mechanics
  • EMC Wiring
  • Lawn Mower Operations
  • Wildlife Management
  • Meats Judging
  • Agricultural Communications
  • Agricultural Sales


Meeting Dates: Will be announced at school a week before the meeting.


Benefits of joining BCHS FFA:

- Prepares you for college

- Win scholarship money

- Make lasting friendship bonds with FFA member across the nation

- Travel all over the US

- Becasue its FUN!!!!!!


Other FFA ACTIVITIES at BCHS to get involved in to grow yourself as a leader....

- Livestock exhibiting (Lambs, Goats, Beef cattle, Dairy Cattle)

- Community service projects

- Become an FFA officer


For more infomrationa about the FFA visit the links below:

National FFA Website at www.ffa.org 

Georgia FFA Association www.georgiaffa.org  

Courses offered
1. Basic Agriculture 
2. Agricultural Mechanics 1 
3. Agricultural Mechanics 2
4. General Horticulture
5. Nursery and Landscape
6. Animal Science