Thirteen incoming high school seniors were recently selected to attend the 2022 Oklahoma Youth Leading Agriculture conference June 14-17.
The conference, hosted by the Oklahoma Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers, is designed to prepare high school students for a future career in agriculture and to advance leadership skills.
Attendees will have the chance to hear from exciting speakers, participate in a team-building ropes course and communications training, complete a service project at the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma, visit farms and ranches and much more.
The students selected for the OYLA conference are:
- Macy Shelton, Carter County
- Halle Pullen, Garvin County
- Luke Tate, Grady County
- Kage Collins, Johnston County
- Haley Peden, Johnston County
- Weston Knowles, LeFlore County
- Mason Factory, Lincoln County
- Lexie Zuniga, Major County
- Clarissa Smith, Okfuskee County
- Mattie Morgan, Rogers County
- Mason Tucker, Roger Mills County
- Hunter Wilson, Texas County
- Kellen Bradford, Woods County
Selected students are among the top, well-rounded students in their class, and have an interest in furthering their education at the post-secondary level.
Participants attending the conference have a wide variety of career aspirations and plan to pursue degrees in agricultural communications, animal science, agribusiness, diesel mechanics, mechanical engineering, plant and soil science, agricultural education and health sciences.