DCHS student named to state FFA office

June 21, 2021 | 12:05 am

Updated June 20, 2021 | 8:48 pm

Philip Caldbeck

Philip Caldbeck, a student at Daviess County High School, has been elected to serve as the 2021-2022 Kentucky FFA Green River State Vice President.  

Philip is the son of Brian and Claire Caldbeck of Philpot. He is a member of the Daviess County FFA chapter where his advisors are Jason Smith, Chad Askins, and Craig Howard.

Caldbeck was one of 23 candidates from across the Commonwealth who ran for state office. He completed an application and interview process and was selected by a nominating committee made up of graduating senior FFA members and elected unanimously by the delegate body.  

State FFA officers complete extensive training following their election and commit to a year of service to the organization. They represent the Kentucky State FFA Association at local and regional FFA events, agricultural meetings, and various other functions across the state. 

Kentucky FFA is an organization of more than 15,700 middle and high school students enrolled in Agricultural Education courses. The organization currently has 158 chapters in 115 counties.  

The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.    

June 21, 2021 | 12:05 am

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