Davis College sends representatives to 95th National FFA Convention & Expo
By: Norman Martin
Six standout students from Texas Tech's Davis College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources are set to attend the 95th National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis, Indiana. Running from Oct. 26 to Oct. 29, the students will be able to attend general sessions and competitive events, in addition to working in the college's and Agricultural Consortium of Texas booths.
“It's important for our students to attend recruitment events like National FFA to not only bring recognition to our college and university, but also visit with prospective students about why they chose TTU Davis College,” said Assistant Director of Recruitment Shelbey Havens. “It's a great leadership and professional development experience for our students.”
Davis College students attending the national event are:
- Hannah Alto, a junior agricultural communications from McKinleyville, California
- Kassidy Bogle, a senior agricultural communications from Henderson, Texas
- Madelon Clark, a senior agricultural communications from Menard, Texas
- Justin Crumpton, a senior animal science pre-vet major form Aledo, Texas
- Jeremiah Neal, a master's graduate student in agriculture education from Jacksonville, Texas
- Ashley Stoddard, a junior agricultural and applied economics major from Angleton, Texas
Program officials note that the FFA Convention & Expo is the nation's largest annual gathering of students. Participants have the opportunity to explore career and educational opportunities from more than 450 industry-leading exhibitors at the Expo and participate in hundreds of education workshops and tours. Primary event venues include Lucas Oil Stadium, Indiana Convention Center, Gainbridge Fieldhouse, and the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Indiana Farmers Coliseum.
CONTACT: Shelbey Havens, Assistant Director of Recruitment & Congressional Internship Coordinator, Davis College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources, Texas Tech University at (806) 742-2808
1020NM22 / PHOTO (top row) Hannah Alto, Kassidy Bogle, and Madelon Clark (bottom row) Justin Crumpton, Jeremiah Neal, and Ashley Stoddard