Oklahoma FFA Members Shine at the 90th National FFA Convention in IndianapolisSun, 29 Oct 2017 20:22:48 CDT
Oklahoma FFA members once again performed well in a variety of contests and competitive venues at the 2017 National FFA Convention and Expo. The 90th FFA Convention ended up attracting just over 67,000 members, advisors, parents and other supporters of the Blue and Gold.
Here's a list of some of the top performers from Oklahoma in 2017:
Central Region Vice President of the 2017-18 National Officer Team- Piper Merritt of Owasso
National Championship in Extemporaneous Public Speaking goes to Kyle Young of Owasso
National Championship in Conduct of Meetings (Jr Parli Pro)- Kingfisher FFA (the first time this contest has ever been held)
National Championship in Marketing Plan- Fairview FFA
Four National Winners in AgriScience Fair- Central, Cushing, Edmond and Stillwater Chapter
Champions include Garrett Thornton, Central FFA in Animal Systems
Jessica Kenville, Edmond FFA in Environmental Services
Carson Chandler & Gunner Evans of Cushing in Environ Services
Austin Hooten-Stillwater FFA in Social Sciences
Beef Production Proficiency Champ- Lane Fanning, Laverne FFA
Fiber and Oil Seed Production Proficiency Champ- Luke Muller, Navajo FFA
National Runnerup- Elgin FFA in Ag Communications
Third Place Nationally- Adair- Horse Evaluation
One of Three Finalists for the 2017 FFA Talent Review- Jaci Detrick, Newcastle FFA(performing on stage multiple times during the week)
Region 2 Ag Ed Teacher of Year- Jonathan Holloway- Owasso
We have stories on many of these performances, click or tap here to see the complete lineup of stories posted about the 2017 National FFA Convention.
We took over 400 pictures related to our 2017 National FFA Convention coverage- click or tap here to check out the Convention Album on FLICKR.
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