Central FFA Labor Auction nets $25,000

Posted in: Society
Nov 8, 2012 - 8:54:43 AM

OFFICERS ON THE BLOCKRecords fell last Thursday night at the annual Labor Auction conducted by the Central High FFA.
With a large crowd numbering more than 250, the chapter’s 78 members made history.
The active participation of the crowd saw the annual labor auction bring in more than $25,000 to the FFA chapter.
The two members going for the highest bids were Kendyl DeForest and Peyton Baker.  They and chapter advisor R.J. Curry each received the traditional whipped cream pie-in-the-face by their purchasers.
Todd Robertson of Land Pros Real Estate & Auctions, who has conducted the sale for many years, served as auctioneer once again.
The sale was preceded by a meal consisting of sliced beef and polish sausage, along with complementary dishes.
The following individuals and merchants purchased the labors of the FFA members or supported the chapter in some other way: Amy Stewart, April Adams, Shane Battles, BancFirst, Bill McCarley, Billingsley Ford, Blessings Child Care, Jimmy Cooper, Brad Jones, Cable Meat, Chambers Vet Clinic, Cheryl Wenniger, Chris Barton, Cox Cattle, DJ Cleanup, Duke Nunley, First National Bank, George Phillips, Marlow Vet Clinic, Grant Baker, Hammond Vet Clinic, Odell Enoch, and The Imaging Center.
Others included J & E Metal, Jimmy Wilkerson, Johnson’s Plumbing, L7 Cattle Company, Linda Wright, M & M Trailers, Mason Roofing, Murphy Properties, Mike Doyle and family, Penny Hoover, Prescribed Hunts, Richard Taliaferro, Ron Hoover, Ryan’s Moving, Schettler Farms, Sen. Don Barrington, SESCO Electric, Sonny Gallagher, Southwest Cattle Company, Tim Stephens, Travis Plumbing, Two Hands Cattle Company, Sellers Heat and Air, and Williams Farms.