Byrd and Bendele honored with Ag awards

Derrick Byrd and Bob Bendele were honored with award at the Vocational Agriculture Teacher’s Association Conference held in Corpus Christi in July. Picture above are Mr. Chad Saunders, Ms. Adrianna Segura, Mr. Derrick Byrd, Mr. Bob Bendele, and Mr. Robin Wheelus.

At this year’s Vocational Agriculture Teacher’s Association Conference held July 31st through August 2nd in Corpus Christi, the Devine Agricultural Science teachers had the privilege of honoring Mr. Derrick Byrd with the Outstanding Administrator Award and Mr. Bob Bendele with the Outstanding Chapter Advocate Award.
Mr. Byrd was one of ten administrators in Texas recognized for his promotion and outstanding service and support to the agricultural science and the Devine FFA programs.
Mr. Bendele was also one of ten selected to be an Outstanding Chapter Advocate and was recognized for his support to agricultural education and his role as one of the Dollars for Scholars Board Members.
The Devine FFA advisors appreciate both Mr. Byrd and Mr. Bendele for their outstanding support and dedication in ensuring all students have the opportunity to learn the importance of Agriculture and the FFA.