One of the highlights of the annual Oklahoma FFA Convention currently underway at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City is the awarding of State FFA Degrees.
Those degrees will be given during Wednesday's session.
This year, there are 726 FFA members who have achieved the state degree.
Area recipients include:
Tenner Curtis Burton, Tyler Burton, Kory Neil Dietz, Riley Hess, Courtney Mapes, Dakota Lane Nusser, Traci Owen
Wyatt Casper, Madison Dearmin, Kylie Joelle Edwards, Grady Frantz
John Burton Appleton, Bert Blasdel, Kolton Dolin, Lane Snyder
Heather Marie Armbruster, Jenna Rae Maltbie, Carter Jacob Stewart
Kelly Lynette Hickey, Shania Schoonmaker
Drake Boyce, Gunner Garrison, Wiley Malson
Jennifer Bedwell, Rachael Anne Hopkins, Lindsey Pembrook, Alli Siler, Lane Spradlin
Becky Dewald, Cody DeWitt, Ryan Hallmark
Shay Bryant, Jake Fanning, Kaleb Maphet, Parker R. Olmstead, Kyle Painter, Lindsey Stahlman
Ryan Craw, Mikayla Kenny, Landon Peach, Mariah Wooldridge
Tanner Bensch, Kristin Combs, Caleb Gilchrist, Kaci Livingston, Morgan Marks, Ryan Sander
Wyatt Scott Casper, Paige Gosney, Carlyn Magness, Ashlee Shryock
Honorary degrees are awarded to adults who provide outstanding support to the state FFA association. This year, there are 90 recipients who will be recognized today (April 29). Area recipients include:
Ron Charmasson, Woodward farmer and rancher
Dick Fischer, Hooker, farmer and road maintenance, Texas County District 1
Greg Livingston, Seiling, executive vice president/chief lending officer, Farm Credit of Western Oklahoma
Nathan Reese, Mooreland, former state and national FFA officer, FFA foundation sponsor
Patricia Reese, Mooreland, FFA foundation sponsor
Lance Schultz, Shattuck, manager/owner J&LOilfield Services