HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO CONVERGE FOR FFA CAREER DEVELOPMENT EXTRAVAGANZA

EVENT ADVISORY
Date April 13, 2005
CONTACT: Cory Chandler, cory.chandler@ttu.edu

WHAT: Red Raider Extravaganza

WHEN: 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday (April 16)

WHERE: Animal and Food Sciences Building and Livestock Arena at 18th Street and Indiana Avenue.

EVENT: More than 2,000 high school students from the Lubbock area and throughout the state will participate in contests for the Area and State Career Development Events for the Future Farmers of America.

Judging events include livestock, meats, horse, poultry, dairy cattle and products, range and pasture and agricultural mechanics.

A free hamburger lunch, live band and tours of the Texas Tech College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources will be provided for all students participating in Red Raider Extravaganza.

The event is hosted by the Texas Tech University College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, the Student Agricultural Council and the ARC Center.

For more information, please visit www.agintexas.org.

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CONTACT: Meredith Campbell, coordinator of student and career development, the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Texas Tech University (806) 742-2808 or meredith.campbell@ttu.edu.