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Ohio State Student to Lead 2019-20 National FFA Officer Team

Mon, 04 Nov 2019 04:46:49 PST

Ohio State Student to Lead 2019-20 National FFA Officer Team


Students from Montana, Virginia, Puerto Rico, New Mexico, Oregon and Ohio have been elected by delegates throughout the United States to serve on the 2019-20 National FFA Officer team.


Kolesen McCoy, an agribusiness and applied economics major at Ohio State, was elected national president. After his name was called, Farm Broadcaster Amie Simpson talked with McCoy about the experience of being selected and what his vision is for the year ahead- click on the LISTEN BAR below to hear their comments.


Kourtney Lehman, an agricultural business management major at Oregon State University, was elected national secretary.


Lyle Logemann, an agricultural education major at Eastern New Mexico University, was elected western region vice president.


Tess Seibel, a nursing major at James Madison University, was elected eastern region vice president.


Mamie Hertel, a financial engineering major at Montana State University, was elected central region vice president.


Yomar Roman, an office administration major at Universidad de Puerto Rico, was elected southern region vice president.


Each year at the National FFA Convention & Expo, six students are elected by delegates to represent the organization as national officers. Delegates elect a president, secretary, and vice presidents representing the central, southern, eastern, and western regions of the country.


National officers commit to a year of service to the National FFA Organization. Each officer travels more than 100,000 national and international miles to interact with business and industry leaders; thousands of FFA members and teachers; corporate sponsors; government and education officials; state FFA leaders; the general public; and more. The team will lead personal growth and leadership training conferences for FFA members throughout the country and help set policies that will guide the future of FFA and promote agricultural literacy.
As we cover the 2019 Convention- we are taking pictures in and around the 2019 National FFA Convention- click or tap here to check out the National Convention Album on FLICKR. By the way- we continue a tradition as several state officers of the Oklahoma FFA will be taking pictures for us during the course of the meeting.


Our exclusive coverage of the 2019 National FFA Convention in Indianapolis October 30- November 2 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 or tap 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. FFA is a student organization for high school-aged students interested in agriculture and leadership.


Source- National FFA


   
   

Amie Simpson talks with new National FFA President Kolesen McCoy
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