CommunityEducation

Luther FFA Wins State FFA Agricultural Technology and Mechanical Systems Career Development Event

Bison Blinds

STILLWATER, Okla. — Members of the Luther FFA Chapter won first-place honors in the state FFA agricultural technology and mechanical systems career development event during the 2024 Oklahoma FFA Interscholastics at Oklahoma State University on May 4.

Tyler Westermier, Andrew Cavazos, Evan Garrett, and Lucas Weber were team members. In individual placings, Westermier earned second and Cavazos earned seventh place honors. 

The team will represent Oklahoma in the agricultural technology and mechanical systems career development event at the National FFA Convention in October.

The agricultural technology and mechanical systems career development event requires members to complete a written exam, demonstrate problem-solving skills, and complete hands-on performance skills. 

The Luther agricultural education instructor and FFA advisor is Brandon Stallings. 

The OSU Ferguson College of Agriculture and the OSU Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering hosted the contest. Western Equipment LLC and Blue Bell Creameries will provide a cash award to the team for expenses related to participating in the national contest. Warren CAT sponsored a $1,000 scholarship to the high individual.

FFA is an integral part of the Agricultural Education division in the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education system. With more than 29,670 members and 366 chapters, the Oklahoma FFA Association is the fifth-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, visit okffa.org.

Members of the Luther FFA Chapter won first-place honors in the state FFA agricultural technology and mechanical systems career development event during the 2024 Oklahoma FFA Interscholastics at Oklahoma State University. Team members Tyler Westermier (second from left), Andrew Cavazos, Evan Garrett and Lucas Weber accept their honor from Jeff Cole (second from right), regional vice president for Farm Credit, and Jayson Lusk (right), vice president and dean of Oklahoma State University Ferguson College of Agriculture. The team is joined by sponsors Cody Cooksey (fourth from right), training and recruiting specialist with Warren CAT, and Johnny Faughn (third from right) training and recruiting specialist with Warren CAT, during the 98th Oklahoma FFA Convention in Tulsa on May 8. The Luther agricultural education instructor and FFA advisor is Brandon Stallings (left).

Discover more from Luther Register News

Subscribe to get the latest posts to your email.

Show More

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Back to top button

Adblock Detected

Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker