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Piedmont Academy FFA officers attend panel discussion
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Piedmont Academy FFA Advisor Austin Tucker and officers — Alisa Gilroy, Anna WhiteBeau Bradley, Dakota Floyd and Jake Pope — at the panel discussion in the Monticello Courthouse on Saturday, Dec. 7. - photo by Submitted Photo

MONTICELLO, Ga. — The Piedmont Academy FFA officer team attended a panel discussion in the Monticello Courthouse as a part of Crossroads: A Change in Rural America, sponsored by the Smithsonian Institute, on Saturday, Dec. 7.

The officers introduced themselves to dignitaries involved with the city of Monticello and the agriculture industry. They listened and learned about some of Jasper County’s agricultural problems and ways the county could resolve these problems. 

Piedmont Academy’s FFA chapter submitted questions regarding problems that challenge rural America prior to attending the discussion.