2023 State wiring contest winner Matthew Anderson, Banks County FFA, is shown.

Banks County High School senior Matthew Anderson won a $1,000 scholarship in the State EMC/FFA Agricultural Education Career Development Event (CDE), a wiring competition that tests students in skills using the National Electric Code. Jackson EMC is a sponsor of the competition. 

Anderson competed against 11 students in the statewide competition with a timed practical wiring exercise, a problem-solving written exam, and an oral presentation describing the necessary steps to complete an electrical wiring task. The state wiring contest is the only CDE that requires three skills that are directly applied to a career. Other FFA events have only one skill requirement. 


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