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Oklahoma FFA Members Shine at the 90th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 20:22:16 CDT

Oklahoma FFA Members Shine at the 90th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis 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

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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
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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.


Our exclusive coverage of the 2017 National FFA Convention in Indianapolis October 24-28 is a service of ITC Great Plains, Your Energy Superhighway- learn more about this high voltage, transmission only utility and their commitment to the communities they serve which is the cornerstone of their business - Click here for their webpage. We also appreciate the support of the Oklahoma FFA Association and the Oklahoma FFA Alumni Association. Click or tap here for more information about one of the top states in the US in the FFA- the Oklahoma FFA Association. Oklahoma FFA impacts the lives of over 27,000 members in 359 chapters across the state.


   

 

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