About Owasso FFA

2018-2019 Chapter Officer Team

President – Courtney Tillinghast
Vice President – Hutner McConnell
Secretary – Kayli Hasselbring

Treasurer – Dalton Rogers
Reporter – Averee Murray
Sentinel – Caleb Snodgrass

Advisors

Scott Nemecek
Ag Ed Teaching Experience: 33 years; 30 at Owasso
Livestock Specialty: Swine
Ag Ed Courses: Ag Power & Tech / Agriscience II / Ag Communications / Agriscience I

Jonathan Holloway
Ag Ed Teaching Experience: 12 years; 10 at Owasso
Livestock Specialty: Cattle/Sheep
Ag Ed Courses: Ag Leadership/8th Grade Ag Orientation/Agriscience I

History

  • Established 1929
  • 13 Ag Teachers since 1980
  • 3-Star National Chapter Award (since 2009)
  • 17 State Officers
  • 2 National Officer
  • 2018 Oklahoma Premier Chapter-Strengthening Agriculture
  • 2018 Model of Excellence Chapter
  • 3-Star National Gold Emblem Chapter
  • 2018 National Extemporaneous Public Speaking Winner

State and National Achievements

Owasso FFA has the most Alumni Camp participants of any chapter in the state. Over the last three years we have taken 43, 51, and 62 respectively.

2017-2018 State and National FFA Accomplishments

  • 2018 OAETA Outstanding Ag Ed Program
  • 2018 Model of Excellence Chapter
  • 2018 Oklahoma Premier Chapter-Strengthening Agriculture
  • 2017-18 National FFA Central Region Vice President-Piper Merritt
  • 2017 National Extemporaneous Public Speaking Winner-Kyle Young
  • 2017 Oklahoma FFA State Champion Opening Ceremonies Team
  • 2018 State Champion Speaker 9th Grade FFA Opp.-Averee Murray
  • 2018 State Runner Up Vet Science CDE Team
  • 2018 3rd High Individual Farm Business Management CDE, Jacob Lewis
  • 2018 5th Overall 8th Grade Ag Ex. Public Speaker- Rebekah Rake
  • 2018 3-Star National Chapter
  • 2018 Ford Truck Giveaway Winner
  • 2018 NEO FFA Interscholastics Sweepstakes Co-Winner
  • 2018 NAAE Region II Outstanding Teacher
  • 2017-18 OAETA Outstanding Teacher
  • 2018 OCCA Top 10 Heifer Exhibitor-Mitchell Barros
  • Breed Champion Beefmaster Heifer, OK Youth Expo, Dylan Simons
  • Res. Champion Shorthorn Heifer, OK Youth Expo-Mitchell Barros
  • 7-State FFA Degree Recipients
  • 2-State FFA Talent Members-Ava Jernigan, Kira Shelton
  • 1-WLC Scholarship Recipient-Courtney Tillinghast
  • 1-FFA Foundation Intern-Hunter McConnell

Former State FFA Officers

Hayward Smith

Northeast District Vice-President

1942-1943

Bob Gossen

Northeast District Vice-President

1947-1948

Paul F. Starr

State Reporter

1966-1967

Dee Sokolosky

State Secretary

1975-1976

Dee Sokolosky

State President

1976-1977

Noble Sokolosky

State Secretary

1977-1978

Brady McCullough

Northeast District Vice-President

1977-1978

Noble Sokolosky

State President

1978-1979

Nancy Stevenson

Northeast District Vice-President

1980-1981

Chance Kornegay

Northeast District Vice-President

1996-1997

Chance Kornegay

State President

1997-1998

Marty Jones

State Secretary

2010-2011

Owen Hossack

Northeast District Vice-President

2010-2011

Kaleigh Lynch

State Reporter

2011-2012

Alex Cash

State Secretary

2012-2013

State Awards

State Proficiency Award Winners

  • Cyriece Olivier, 2nd Place Veterinary Medicine, 2011
  • Cyriece Olivier, 3rd Place Veterinary Medicine Placement, 2011

Honorary State FFA Degree Recipients

  • Bill Kirby, 1986
  • Larry Kornegay, 1997
  • Linda Kornegay, 1997
  • Richard Melot, 1975
  • Bob Mitchell, Jr.,1983
  • G.T. Moody, 1987
  • Rob Terry, 1987
  • Jonathan Holloway, 2008
  • Scott Nemecek, 2011

District Stars

  • Stephen Tillinghast, Ag Placement, 2010

American FFA Degree Recipients

  • Bobby Joe Richard 1959
  • Paul Starr 1969
  • Dee Sokolosky 1977
  • Noble Sokolosky 1979
  • Joe Henley 1989
  • Chance Kornegay 1998
  • Chase Kornegay 1998
  • Marty Jones, 2011
  • Stephen Tillinghast 2011