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Piper Merritt Elected as Central Region Vice President as Part of the 2017-18 National FFA Officer Team

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 14:57:14 CDT

Piper Merritt Elected as Central Region Vice President as Part of the 2017-18 National FFA Officer Team


As the 2017 National FFA Convention came to a close on Saturday afternoon, six new national officers were installed, including Piper Merritt of the Owasso FFA Chapter, selected to serve as the Central Region Vice President for the coming year.

On Friday afternoon- just 24 hours ahead of her name being called- Radio Oklahoma Ag Network Farm Director Ron Hays talked with Piper about what it might be like to hear her name called on Saturday- click on the listen bar below to hear their conversation.


Other high achievers that has come out of the 2017 National Convention include:


National Championship in Extemporaneous Public Speaking goes to Kyle Young of Owasso


National Champs in Conduct of Meetings (Jr Parli Pro)- Kingfisher FFA


National Champs in Marketing Plan- Fairview FFA


Four National Winners in AgriScience Fair- Central, Cushing, Edmond and Stillwater Chapter Members winning


Beef Production Proficiency Champ- Lane Fanning, Laverne FFA


Fiber and Oil Seed Production Proficiency Champ- Luke Muller, Navajo FFA


National Runnerup- Ag Communications- Elgin FFA


3rd Place Nationally- Adair- Horse Evaluation


Region 2 Ag Ed Teacher of Year- Jonathan Holloway- Owasso


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.



   


   

Ron Hays talks about the prospects of being a national FFA officer for the coming year.
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