Natalia FFA members attend Texas FFA Convention in Fort Worth

Natalia FFA members at the convention in Fort Worth are (top, left to right): Aubrey Cummings, Elijah Quintero, David Aguirre, Devin Perez, and Jared Stallworth. Bottom, left to right: Julie Rivera, Mia Sanchez, Bailey Boucher, and Kendall Tanner.

Fort Worth, Texas – Members from the Natalia FFA chapter attended the 91th annual Texas FFA State Convention held July 15-19 in Fort Worth.
Natalia FFA members who attended the convention are: David Aguirre, Bailey Boucher, Aubrey Cummings, Devin Perez, Elijah Quintero, Julie Rivera, Mia Sanchez, Jared Stallworth, and Kendall Tanner.
More than $2.3 million in scholarships were awarded to FFA members and more than 2,400 members received the Lone Star FFA Degree, the highest degree of active membership bestowed by a state FFA association. More than 2,000 members were recognized on stage for their accomplishments. Members also competed for state titles in public speaking and agriscience events.
Shaunna Masters and Elijah Quintero, of the Natalia FFA Chapter, were awarded the Lone Star FFA Degree in at Texas FFA State Convention. The Lone Star FFA Degree is the highest degree bestowed by the Texas FFA.
The Lone Star FFA Degree recognizes FFA members who have received the Chapter degree, been active FFA members for at least two years, completed at least four semesters of agricultural science at or above the ninth grade level, maintained a supervised agricultural experience (SAE) program, demonstrated their leadership skills, and have shown a commitment to the FFA through involvement at the chapter level and above. Masters and Quintero were one of more than 2,400 FFA members to receive this esteemed degree.
The 91th annual Texas FFA Convention recorded approximately 13,000 members and guests. Members of the state’s largest agricultural youth leadership organization spent the week attending leadership workshops, participating in events and activities, being recognized for their achievements, and serving as the legislative body for the Texas FFA Association.
The Texas FFA is the nation’s largest state FFA association with a membership of more than 130,000. FFA gives students the opportunity to apply practical classroom knowledge to real world experiences through local, state and national competitions. For more information about the Texas FFA, visit