Due to Covid, the event took place on the Wasco High School Football field. Mr. Farao, Mrs. Morales, and Ms. Shew were dressed in their red carpet best. FFA members dressed in the official FFA uniform could be seen on stage and in the crowd. This year's celebration of 90 years of the Wasco FFA and Members success was memorable to many of the 400+ guests that attended the Friends and Family Awards Program and 90th Diamond Jubilee.
The first thing from that night was a celebration of the transfer of officership from the 2020-2021 Officer Team to the 2021-2022 Chapter Officer Team pictured below
New Officer Team 2021-2022
Lindsay Lee - President
Sofia Reyes - Vice President of Chapter
Christopher Padilla - VP of Community
Henry Marin Acosta - VP of Members
Kalani Castillo - Secretary
Diego Gomez - Treasurer
Elizabeth Millar - Reporter
Vernelle Callahan Jr. - Sentinel
Jalie Grundt - Historian
Dayana Limon Santiago - Historian
Jackelyn Villanueva - Chaplain
Samantha Garcia - Parliamentarian
Special Recognition was given to outstanding members of the community like Mr. Barry Braun, Mr. and Mrs. Moreno and Honorary Chapter Degree granted to Mr. John Marin for his services to the chapter during Covid 19.
Mother of the Year is an award that recognizes a selfless and outstanding mother of a current member who has gone above and beyond for members of the chapter. This year the Chapter Recognized Elizabeth Gutierrez for her service over the last 4 years to the members of the Wasco FFA Chapter.
May student recognitions were made some highlights from those are the Outstanding Livestock Exhibitors, Star Greenhand, Start Chapter Award, and Chapter Workhorse Award.
Wasco FFA recognized and celebrated 192 members with a total GPA of 3.25 or higher.
Students who were outstanding in an Agriculture Course were also recognized for their hard work:
Agriculture Biology: Elliot Garza
Animal Science: Lindsay Lee
Veterinary Science: Megan Brown
Horticulture Science: Nyanza Guzman
Floral: Mandi Murietta
Plant and Soil Science: Ixchel Sanchez
Intro to Agriculture Mechanics:
Agriculture Welding: Miguel Ibarra
Agriculture Farm Powers: Henry Marin Acosta
Agriculture Government: Sebastian Nunez
Agriculture Economics: Janeht Reyes - Rios
Agriculture Communications Year 1: Diego Gomez