Posted Date: 11/08/2018
Vian FFA members have been busy this fall learning and competing in various events from the county level all the way to the state level. FFA members have competed in seven different areas honing their skills for county, regional and area contests. Members have competed in FFA Greenhand Quiz, FFA Creed speaking, 8th grade team creed speaking, Opening Ceremonies, Sporting Clays, Land Judging and Farm Survey events.
Cason Wright recently competed at the Muskogee Regional Greenhand Quiz competition, where he won first place and qualified to compete at the state contest in Stillwater. Also that day, the Jr. Opening Ceremonies team of Tuff Trotter, Garrett Brown, Jasey Ecker, Ely Smith, Hannah Ellis and Kacie Gibbins won second place and also qualified to compete at state. The Muskogee region consists of eighteen FFA chapters from Sequoyah, Adair, and Muskogee counties.
The Vian FFA Sr. Sporting Clays team consisting of Dylan Haning, Brek Escojido, Brett McElhaney and Bobby Risley recently competed at the N.E. area sporting clays event at the Oil Capital Rod and Gun Club in Coweta. When the dust had settled the team had successfully broken 52 of a possible 60 clay targets and placed 2nd among 45 area teams. Dylan Haning won first place in the individuals with a perfect score. The Team qualified to compete at the state sporting clays contest to be held in Arcadia on November 13.
Students have worked extremely hard both in and out of the classroom over the past several weeks to help them achieve their successes. 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.