James "Buddy" Deas



  • Born in Gainesville, Fl.
  • Graduated from Gainesville High School, Gainesville, Fl. 1963
  • Graduated from University of Florida BS 1968, MA 1984
  • Taught at Quincy Jr./Shanks High, Quincy, Fl. 1968-1970
  • Taught at Greensboro High School, Greensboro, Fl. 1970-1974
  • Taught at Bronson High School, Bronson, Fl. 1974-1983 & 1985
  • Taught at Spring Hill Middle School, High Springs, Fl. 1989-2004
  • Regional Program Specialist - Fla. Department of Education 1985-89
  • Developed six state FFA officers
  • Trained seven State Champion Vegetable judging teams
  • Coached State winning land judging team 1982
  • Coached Ag. Mech, 1978
  • Three State public speaking winners and many others