Twelve Oklahoma high school students recently were chosen to attend the Oklahoma Youth Leading Agriculture leadership conference to be held July 23-25 in Oklahoma City.
The OYLA conference is a three-day annual event hosted by OKFB’s Young Farmers & Ranchers to prepare high school students for a future career in agriculture and to advance youth leadership.
The students selected include:
- Gracie Allen, Rogers County
- Kyra Bentley, Harper County
- Rayanne Bowman, Payne County
- Krista Carroll, Johnston County
- Gage Clemmer, Comanche County
- Cade Jenlink, Alfalfa County
- LaBreska Jones, Tulsa County
- Bree Kisling, Garfield County
- Lucas Morrow, Pontotoc County
- Morgan Nipp, Carter County
- Allison Rhodes, Caddo County
- Peyton Smith, Payne County
Conference participants are chosen through an application process. The students include some of Oklahoma’s most promising high school agriculturalists.
This year’s OYLA students are interested in a wide variety of agriculture career fields and have plans to pursue degrees including agricultural communications, agribusiness, agricultural education, animal science, engineering, political science, ranch management and veterinary medicine.