Ten outstanding Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Students are ready to face the 2015-2016 school year with goals and aspirations of being the best Strom Thurmond FFA Officer team yet. The group will be led by a strong Senior class of students. Alana Thurmond is serving as President. Alana has been an officer for three years and FFA member all four years. She has also been a part of the State Winning Floriculture CDE team and National Farm Business Management team. Scott Sherman, Jr. will serve as Vice President. Geddings Jhant will serve as Secretary and Austin Hall as Junior Advisor. Bailey Pedersen will serve as Sentinel and Hunter Herrin as Chaplin. They all have been an officer for three years and FFA member all four years. Carolyn Barrett Guess, junior, will serve as Treasurer and Misty Henderson, junior will serve as reporter. Andrew Jackson, junior will serve as historian and Gracie Herrin, sophomore, will serve as Parliamentarian. “This is an outstanding group and we are looking forward to their leadership for this school year” says Dr. Darla Steele and Mr. Jeremy Brooks, FFA Advisors and Agricultural Educators at STCTC.

The 2015-2016 FFA officers were elected in May by the advisors and 2015 senior FFA officers. They attended State FFA Convention in Clemson, SC in June and State Leadership Camp at Cherry Grove Beach, SC in August. “I am honored to lead this group this year. We have some exciting ideas to bring to the group and we know it will be a big job for us to lead this exceptional group of FFA members,” Alana Thurmond, Strom Thurmond FFA President.

A few activities this group will be a part of is: planning activities for year, attend the region chapter officer workshop, attend National FFA Convention in Louisville, KY, attend the SC Legislative Day at the State House, plan the 4th Annual Ag Day and much more! We are confident they will do a wonderful job!

For more information regarding the agriculture program at the Strom Thurmond Career & Technology Center, contact Darla Steele or Jeremy Brooks at the career center, (803) 275-1767 or visit the agriculture program website at http://www.stromthurmondffa.com. Also, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram.

FFA Officers

Front: Scott Sherman, Alana Thurmond, Carolyn Barrett Guess, Austin Hall & Gracie Herrin
In car: Andrew Jackson (also car owner)
Back: Bailey Pedersen, Geddings Jhant, Hunter Herrin & Misty Henderson.

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