6 Shocking Phases After Winning A CDE
You work tirelessly on your career development events. From 5 a.m. practices to ag truck cram sessions en route to the state contest, this arm of your FFA life can be consuming. So, when you win it’s can be a bit like taking on all the #feelings all at once.
There are phases, even. So let’s break it down.
There’s a moment when you’re waiting for final scores to post that you’re running the classes back through your head and adding up your potential reasons score when it dawns on you that you may have this thing on lock. And, then, when it happens … it’s a bit shocking.
As long as you appear humble, no one will care if you actually are.
The walk to accept the prize has never been so epic. Whose house? My house.
Document the moment. Work your angles. You’ve practiced in the mirror for this moment. Your good side is primed and ready.
Reflect and realize that you do deserve this.
Your small town may not have a ticker tape parade upon your return, but we all know you’ve reached the highest level of small town royalty.
We’re proud of you. You worked hard and you’ve taken home top honors. This is just the beginning. You have mountains to move. Just remember, only 365 short days until it’s time to defend your title.