2020 Area Stars Announced During Oklahoma FFA Virtual Awards CeremonyWed, 13 May 2020 03:57:00 CDT
For many FFA members, the academic year is coming to an unforeseen end as schools have moved online across the nation to mitigate COVID-19ís spread in the U.S. This means that in-person events like chapter banquets and state FFA conventions are not happening as planned this spring. However, state FFA associations are adapting to the issue by moving convention sessions and activities online.
Oklahoma held it's virtual event on Tuesday evening, May 12th, calling it the Oklahoma FFA 2020 Virtual Awards Ceremony, holding it on the Oklahoma FFA YouTube Channel.
The highest honor that was announced on Tuesday evening were the Area Stars in Four Categories- Ag Production(Star Farmer), Agribusiness, Ag Placement and Agriscience. It is expected that in the coming weeks the area winners in each category will compete for the State Star award.
These Area Stars each receive a cash award $500 and a plague.
Here are the Area Star Farmers for 2020 in all four areas:
AREA STARS - FARMER
Central Area Colby Cook, Cushing
Northeast Area Brannan Vail, Vinita
Northwest Area Ty Goss, Leedey
Southeast Area Braylon Spears, Hartshorne
Southwest Area Raegan Klaassen, Hydro-Eakly
AREA STARS - AGRIBUSINESS
Central Area Kale Miller, Stroud
Northeast Area No Entry
Northwest Area Kaden Mitchell, Hennessey
Southeast Area Sloan Green, Boswell
Southwest Area Ethan Ellis, Chattanooga
AREA STARS - AGRICULTURAL PLACEMENT
Central Area Jacob Nunley, Tecumseh
Northeast Area Caleb Snodgrass, Owasso
Northwest Area Tateyn Rieger, Burlington
Southeast Area Ashlynn Arnold, Madill
Southwest Area Landri Chaplin, Weatherford
AREA STARS - AGRISCIENCE
Central Area Piper Turner, Edmond
Northeast Area Emma Winesburg, Vinita
Northwest Area Jentry Squires, Kingfisher
Southeast Area Kaycee Reeves, Latta
Southwest Area Sheldon Buchanan, Yukon
You can hear the comments made on the Virtual Awards Show and see the names on the big screen by clicking on the play button in the video box below(it starts at the Area Star announcement)
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