July 18, 2012 COPY BY: Dr. Tanner Robertson, 806-651-2591, firstname.lastname@example.org
WTAMU Students Elected to Top Positions in State Collegiate FFA
CANYON, Texas—West Texas A&M University students represented their University and their Collegiate FFA chapter very well by competing in various events and obtaining state offices at this year’s Texas Collegiate FFA (CFFA) State Convention July 9-10 in Corpus Christi.
Shelbie Belott, a junior agriculture education major from Canyon, was reelected as president, Bryce Barnett, a junior agriculture education major from Lometa, was elected to serve as vice president and Estevan Garcia, a junior agriculture education major from Bosque Farms, N.M., was elected to serve as secretary for the 2012 -2013 term. Belott served as president during the 2011-2012 term.
The first day of the CFFA convention was built around competition for the CFFA members. WTAMU students competed in job interview, prepared public speaking, extemporaneous speaking, research poster, lesson plan, quiz bowl and chapter presentation. Students who placed in the career development events are listed by hometown, classification, major, placement and area of competition.
Brady Cowan, junior agriculture business and economics—first in chapter presentation
Shelbie Belott, junior agriculture education major—first in chapter presentation
Bosque Farms, N.M.
Estevan Garcia, junior agriculture education major—third in job interview
Bryce Barnett, junior agriculture education major—first in chapter presentation, second in job interview
Tally Owens senior agriculture education major—second in quiz bowl
Morgan Adams, sophomore agricultural media and communication major—third in research poster
Graham Henley, junior agriculture education major—second in extemporaneous speaking
Kaylee Farquhar, senior agriculture education major—second in prepared public speaking
Matt Mills, sophomore agriculture major—first in quiz bowl
Advisers for the WTAMU Collegiate FFA chapter are Dr. Lance Kieth and Dr. Kevin Williams.