The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

April 19, 2014

Drummond students receive honors

Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Drummond FFA members have been busy lately.

Brady Kokojan, chapter president, was named Northwest District Star in ag business. Kokojan raises and sells game birds, such as pheasant, quail and chukar. In addition, he traps and sells furs. Kokojan also interviewed for the honor of State Star in ag business. He will find out the results at the state convention.

Several members traveled to Alva for the Northwestern Oklahoma State University Interscholastic Contest. The animal science quiz bowl team, consisting of Jessica Rehmel, Steffen Singleton, Logan Jantz and McKenna Morrison, placed first. The Greenhand quiz bowl team, consisting of Alex Mongold, Emiley Shell, Tyler Morrison, C.J. Baker and Cameron Pogue, placed second. Alex Mongold, Emiley Shell and Tyler Morrison have given the FFA Creed at the NWOSU, Garber and PI speech contests.

The 88th State FFA Convention will be held in Oklahoma City on April 29-30, and the Drummond FFA Chapter will be joining many other FFA chapters across the state to recognize this year’s accomplishments and listen to speakers. Brady Kokojan, Trevor Wilson, Bruce Manor and Scott Rodenberg will receive their State FFA Degrees. Clayton Mack, Drummond FFA slumnus, will be recognized as a proficiency award finalist in fiber and oil crop production. Jacob Earl and Caleb Earl were selected to be members of the State FFA Chorus.

Kokojan, Jantz, Wilson, Rodenberg and Morrison will receive Career Passport Awards in animal science and wildlife management. A member of the Drummond Community and Drummond FFA Alumnus, Jeremy Messall, was selected to receive his Honorary State FFA Degree at the convention.