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A2 THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, November 12, 2015 l FFA Continued from Page A1 national finalists out of all the state winners to compete at the national level. Brunker owns and Operates her own show lamb production busi- ness, raising high qual— ity market show lambs that she sellsto com- pete at county, state, and national shows. Her current flock consists of 22 ewes, 16 of which are registered with the National American Hampshire Sheep Asso- ciation. There are 49 differ- ent proficiency areas to apply for based on the student’s SAE, super— vised agriculture expe- rience. Kaylee and Kohl also both won an agricul- ture study aboard trip to Costa Rica by writing an essay and going through an interview process. The Perkins-Tryon FFA would like to thank the community for all their support of our chapter and members. Our suc- cess is due in part to the support we receive from our community. .,_ \ P-T Dairy Judging Te Ashton Cartmell of the Perkins-Tryon FFA chapter (center) qdalified for the state finals in the FFA Greenhand Quiz Career Development Event Tuesday, October 20, in Stillwater. Offering congratulations (from the left) are Jack Staats, state FFA advisor, and (far right) Drake Boyce, state FFA president. Photo provided Cartmell Competes in State Quiz Finals Ashton Cartmell of the Perkins-Tryon FFA chapter was one of 50 high school freshman FFA members from across Oklahoma to qualify for the state finals of the Greenhand Quiz Career Development Event held on the campus of Oklahoma State University October 20. To qualify for the state finals, FFA members must score high on a 50 question It’s been a whirlwind of a fall semester for the Per- kins-Tryon Midnight Re g- iment. With three parades, two marching contests, eight football games, and three honor band audition days, the band has been extremely busy! Throughout the several contests, the Midnight Regiment has brought home more than its fair share of awards. On Octo- ber 10‘“, the band competed in the Cleveland Invi- tational Marching Con- test where they received 1st Place 3A Band, Out- standing Drumline, Out- standing Drum Majors,. and 3rd Place Overall. Then on October 14‘“, at the OSSAA Regional Marching Contest, the band received Superior Ratings from all three judges. And, just recently, the band competed in the OSU Homecoming Parade Antiques *9 Gifts '3' Collectibles 147 S. Main ' Perkins (405) 547-5298 Layaway '3‘ Gift Registry '3‘ Gift Certificates written exam and survive a 100 question oral elimina- tion round. Questions are selected from. the Official FFA Manual and other iden— tified sources. Each of the 50 state quali- fiers received a certificate plaque co-sponsored by Farm Credit Associations of Oklahoma and the Cherokee Nation. ' With more than 27,154 members in 359 Oklahoma where‘ they won 1st Place Small-School Band and Best Overall! Although the band has worked extremely hard for what they have achieved, these students could not have done it without the support of the Perkins and Stillwater commu- nity. Because of this community’s tremendous support, the Midnight Regiment was able to purchase new marching band uniforms. Every- where they have traveled the band has received countless compliments on how sharp they look in their new duds! The band would like to thank Cecil Acuff, Perkins Drug, Bill and Virginia Sasser, Har- land and Beverly Wells, Payne County Bank, Jack Vassar, the Perkins Cham- ber of Commerce, CREC, Girl Scout Troop #2353, and many other generous chapters, FFA is an inte- gral part of the agricultural education division within the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education. FFA’s mission is to make a positive differ- ence in the lives of students by developing their poten- tial for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. For more infor- donors for contributing to the uniform fund! In addition, if you attended any of the away football games, you may have noticed that the band was able travel to most of the games this past football season. This is largely due to the fact that a 20’ equip- ment trailer with custom shelving was donated to the Perkins-Tryon Band Program. The band would like to pay special thanks to Rains and Sons Trucking, Larry and Jan triltllfl.” Item ft ar (l to r): Jessica Howard, Hailea Hooten, and Cammi Robbins. * Iliul' “(Ii/lift ti (it/tr l t K0“! Murray (right) being presented his award by 201 5-201 5 National FFA President, Andy Paul. 1 Middle School FCCLA Presidents 1:? Perkins-Tryon Middle School FCCLA presidents are (I to r): Marlee Lowe, Karmen Jones, Chaymi Walkup, Riley Collum, Grace Stinnett, and Haylee Cunningham. Photo provided Getting Their Kicks 0n Route The Red Hat Pistols celebrated Fall with a trip to Pops and The Round Barn in Arcadia. ' They happened to schedule the lunch on the day that Pops had half-priced burgers, so matron,visit www.0kffa.org. everyone enjoyed a delicious burger. The Round Barn and museum provided entertainment P-T Midnight Regiment completes a busy fall Thomas, Perkins Drug, Stillwater Steel, Neigh- borhood Family Medi— cal Care, and the Perkins Chamber of Commerce for making it possible for the band to travel in style! Overall, it has been a great time for the Mid- night Regiment. The Per- kins-Tryon Band Program continues to grow in both quality and size! This is not possible without the support of our generous community and the hard work of some very dili- gent and talented students. pl! llé‘l/lfi for the afternoon. They welcomed Jean Mihura as a new member to their chapter of the Red Hat Society. Pictured (clockwise from bottom left): Lauree James, Jean Mihura, Pat Johnson, Vikki Torian, LaNell Harris, Brandi Calder, Mary Ellen Copeland, Jonette Hatfield. 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