On October 29th through November 2nd, the city of Louisville, Kentucky hosted the 86th National FFA Convention and Expo. FFA students from all of over the United States, including Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, attended the convention. Louisville will serve as the host city for the next three years. Many of the convention events were held at the Kentucky Exposition Center, where students were able to visit different vendors and tents that included many schools with Ag-related career choices for college.
At its November 2013 meeting, the Board of Education recognized the FFA Officers and Mr. Matt Bennett of the Vocational Agriculture Department who discussed their trip to Louisville for the 86th National FFA Convention & Expo.
Pictured (front row, L-R) are Morgan Crabtree, Alli Sturgill, Haley Diltz, Morgan Lahrmer, Allison McGlone; (back row, L-R) Mr. Bennett, Devin Coon, Bradley Willis, Connor Hughes, Devin Lewis, and Chase Dickens.
Oak Hill High School 2012 graduate, Dirk Dempsey (L) was awarded The American FFA Degree in recognition of his years of academic and professional excellence. Each year, the National FFA Organization honors FFA members who show the utmost dedication to the organization through their desire to develop their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.
The Oak Hill FFA chapter held their annual FFA banquet on Sunday April 21, 2013. This year our banquet speaker was Buckeye Man, who is a retired FFA teacher and local legend on the campus of The Ohio State University. He educated members and guests on the importance of succeeding and how to take pride in whatever it is you do. Throughout the evening countless awards were handed out to FFA members.