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Congratulations Paul!

Proud of Paul Eldridge, SJHS Chapter President, for receiving a National FFA SAE Grant! 

Official News Release:

Local FFA Member Receives Grant from California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF).

A $1,000 2018 California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF)SAE grant has been awarded to Paul Eldridge of Smithfield, NC by  California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF).

The SAE grant is designed to help FFA members create and enhance their supervised agricultural experience (SAE), a requirement that all FFA members must complete. An SAE requires FFA members to create and operate an agriculture related business, work at an agriculture-related business or conduct an agricultural research experience. Upon completion, FFA members must submit a comprehensive report regarding their career development experience.

Eldridge is a member of the South Johnston FFA Chapter and was selected from over 2,100 applications nationwide.

The National FFA Organization provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural education to 670,152 student members who belong to one of 8,660 local FFA chapters throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The organization is also supported by 459,417 alumni members in 2,236 alumni chapters throughout the U.S.