Oklahoma FFA Members Elect New Officers- Including Drew Hardaway of Battiest FFA to Serve as State PresidentThu, 02 May 2019 06:32:57 CDT
Drew Hardaway, member of the Battiest FFA Chapter, will lead the nearly 27,000 members of the Oklahoma FFA Association into the new decade.
Members elected the 19-year-old to his presidential position during the 93rd Oklahoma FFA Convention on May 1. An agribusiness and animal science double major at Oklahoma State University, Hardaway previously served as the 2018-19 Oklahoma FFA Southeast Area Vice President and is the son of Jared and Priscilla Hardaway.(in the picture- Hardaway is front center)
Seven additional FFA members will join Hardaway on the 2019-20 Oklahoma FFA Association officer team: Emily Kennedy (front left), Edmond FFA, secretary; Courtney Tillinghast, Owasso FFA, reporter; Tanner Taylor (back left), Adair FFA, northeast area vice president; Cade Jenlink, Timberlake FFA, northwest area vice president; Joseph David, Washington FFA, central area vice president; Krista Carroll, Tishomingo FFA, southeast area vice president; and Bryce Waugh, Tipton FFA, southwest area vice president.
Radio Oklahoma Ag Network's Associate Farm Director Carson Horn covered the Closing General Session of the 93rd Annual Convention of the Oklahoma FFA- and talked to outgoing President Cole Eschete as well as the new President, Secretary and Reporter- the three positions that were elected by FFA members statewide. You can hear Carson's report by clicking on the LISTEN BAR below.
You can also go back and read more about all of the state officer candidates- including the 2019-2020 officer team, by clicking here for the resumes of all of those that ran for state office this year.
FFA is an integral part of the Agricultural Education division in the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education system. With nearly 27,000 members and 362 chapters, the Oklahoma FFA Association is the fourth-largest state FFA association. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. To learn more about the Oklahoma FFA, click or tap here for the state organization's website.
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