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					         Ohio FFA                                                                      Ohio FFA Association
                                                                                   25 S. Front Street, MS#603
                                                                                  Columbus, Ohio 43215-4183
         Association                                                                           (614) 466-3076




To:        Selected Individuals
From:      Brenda Correll, FFA Assistant
Date:      November 2, 2009
Re:        2010 State FFA Evaluation Assistance



The Ohio FFA Association would like to afford you the opportunity to participate in the State
FFA Evaluation at the Tolles Technical Center on March 5-6, 2010. By volunteering to
participate in the State FFA Evaluation, you will have the opportunity to learn first-hand about
the evaluation process in Ohio and to help select the next group of potential national Proficiency
Award winners.

The Ohio FFA Association provides breakfast and lunch on both days, and overnight lodging for
those traveling more than 60 miles one-way. Overnight accommodations will be at the Hampton
Inn Dublin, 3920 Tuller Rd, Dublin, Ohio 43017, (614) 889-0573. Rooming is based on double
occupancy but single rooms can be reserved, for a slight cost, by contacting me at
brenda.correll@ode.state.oh.us or at (614) 466-3077. Additionally, if you are eligible to stay
overnight at the hotel, we will reimburse you for Friday’s dinner on your travel voucher.

We realize that we are asking for a significant amount of time; however, others who have helped
in the past have said that they thoroughly enjoyed the experience, particularly interviewing the
students to determine the final placing. Please check your calendar, indicate your availability on
the following page, and return it to the Ohio FFA Association by February 1, 2010. Upon
receiving your positive reply, we will send you a follow-up letter with final instructions
approximately two weeks before the evaluation date. If these dates do not accommodate your
schedule, feel free to pass this letter to someone within your organization that may be interested
in helping the FFA. We look forward to working with you this year.
                                   2010 STATE FFA EVALUATION
Name
School/Business
Address
City                                              State Ohio   Zip
Telephone (area code/number)                              Email Address        __________________

             Please check the following areas in which you feel best qualified to serve.
       Proficiency Awards (need 80 people) – Friday & Saturday, March 5-6, 2010
                                   Check ALL areas of Interest
            Accounting                                           Food Science and Technology
            Agricultural Communications                          Forage Production
            Agricultural Mechanics                               Forest Management and Products
            Agricultural Processing                              Fruit Production
            Agricultural Sales                                   Grain Production
            Agricultural Services                                Home and/or Community Development
            Agri-Entrepreneurship                                Landscape Management
            Agriscience Student of the Year                      Nursery Operations
            Beef Production                                      Outdoor Recreation
            Dairy Production                                     Poultry Production
            Diversified Agricultural Production                  Sheep Production
            Diversified Crop Production                          Small Animal Production and Care
            Diversified Horticulture                             Specialty Animal Production
            Diversified Livestock Production                     Specialty Crop Production
            Emerging Agricultural Technology                     Swine Production
            Environmental Science and Natural                    Turf Grass Management
            Resources Management                                 Vegetable Production
            Equine Science                                       Veterinary Medicine
            Fiber and/or Oil Crop Production                     Wildlife Management
            Floriculture

       Star American and Star State FFA Degrees (need 10 people) – Friday & Saturday
       State FFA Degree (need 10 people) – Friday only
       American FFA Degree Verification (need 10 people) – Friday only

Lodging - Must be more than 60 miles from home
           I will need lodging on Friday evening, March 5, 2010. Rooming with:




       National Chapter Application (need 30 people) – Friday, April 9, 2010
        The National Chapter applications will be judged at the Ohio FFA Center again this year. We will
        begin at 8:30 am.




Return by February 1, 2010 to: Ohio FFA Association, 25 South Front Street, MS603, Columbus, Ohio
                               43215 • Fax: 614-644-6720 • brenda.correll@ode.state.oh.us