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The Shawnee News-Star
  • Gilberts to receive FFA VIP Award

  • Randy, Suzanne Gilbert tapped for FFA's VIP Award.
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  • Randy and Suzanne Gilbert, long-time FFA supporters, have been selected as recipients of the 2014 VIP Award from the Oklahoma FFA Association. The award will be presented April 29 during the 88th State FFA Convention held at the Cox Convention Center in downtown Oklahoma City.
     
    This award is considered the academy award for the FFA and is presented to only one or two individuals annually who have supported FFA members, local chapters and the state association over an extended period of time.
     
    The recipients must have previously received the
    Honorary State FFA Degree.
     
    Randy and Suzanne Gilbert of Tecumseh own Gilbert & Sons Trucking Co.,
    Tecumseh Tag Agency and Gilbert’s Insurance Agency. They also maintain a Limousin cattle operation.
     
    Randy Gilbert represents the interests of agricultural education and FFA as a long-term member of the State Board of Career and Technology Education. He also serves on the board of directors of the Oklahoma Youth Expo and is the vice chairman-elect of the Oklahoma FFA Foundation Board of Directors.
     
    Suzanne Gilbert is the first woman to serve as chairman of the Oklahoma FFA
    Foundation Board of Directors. She also actively volunteers in her local community, Pottawatomie County and all across the state.
     
    CAPTION: Randy and Suzanne Gilbert will receive the prestigious Oklahoma FFA VIP Award April 29 at the Oklahoma FFA State Convention in Oklahoma City.
     
     

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