Victoria East FFA Members Attend Texas FFA Convention in Fort Worth
Fort Worth, Texas – Members from the Victoria East FFA chapter attended the 91th annual Texas FFA State Convention held July 15-19 in Fort Worth.
Victoria East FFA members who attended the convention are: Blaine Koopman, Angelica Campos, Carson VanGundy, Kaylyn Matula, Jaden Galvan, Elijah Youngblood, Ryan Alvarez, Salma Gutierrez, and Kenna Migl.
More than $2.3 million in scholarships were awarded to FFA members and more than 2,400 members received the Lone Star FFA Degree, the highest degree of active membership bestowed by a state FFA association. More than 2,000 members were recognized on stage for their accomplishments. Members also competed for state titles in public speaking and agriscience events.
The 91th annual Texas FFA Convention recorded approximately 13,000 members and guests. Members of the state’s largest agricultural youth leadership organization spent the week attending leadership workshops, participating in events and activities, being recognized for their achievements, and serving as the legislative body for the Texas FFA Association.
The Texas FFA is the nation’s largest state FFA association with a membership of more than 130,000. FFA gives students the opportunity to apply practical classroom knowledge to real world experiences through local, state and national competitions. For more information about the Texas FFA, visit www.mytexasffa.org.
VanGundy, Matula of the Victoria East FFA Serves as Courtesy Corps
Fort Worth, Texas – Carson VanGundy and Kaylyn Matula of the Victoria East FFA Chapter served as a Courtesy Corps member at the 91th annual Texas FFA State Convention held July 15-19 in Fort Worth.
The Courtesy Corps is a team of student volunteers who handle many logistical functions at the nation’s largest state FFA convention.
Both students are officers of the Victoria East FFA Chapter. This was their second State Convention to attend. Students were required to complete an online application, and were selected for this position base on their application.
Koopman, Campos of the Victoria East FFA Chapter Receives Lone Star FFA Degree
Fort Worth, Texas – Blaine Koopman and Angelica Campos of the Victoria East FFA Chapter, was awarded the Lone Star FFA Degree in at the 91th annual Texas FFA State Convention held July 15-19 in Fort Worth. The Lone Star FFA Degree is the highest degree bestowed by the Texas FFA.
The Lone Star FFA Degree recognizes FFA members who have received the Chapter degree, been active FFA members for at least two years, completed at least four semesters of agricultural science at or above the ninth grade level, maintained a supervised agricultural experience (SAE) program, demonstrated their leadership skills, and have shown a commitment to the FFA through involvement at the chapter level and above. Koopman and Campos were two of more than 2,400 FFA members to receive this esteemed degree.