ANAHEIM, Calif. — On Saturday, April 27, 2019, Tanner Hoekstra from the Ripon Christian FFA Chapter and Katelyn Diniz from the Bakersfield-Frontier FFA Chapter received the Past State Officer Scholarship at the 91st California FFA Leadership Conference in Anaheim, California. They will each receive $1,500 to use towards college.
Tanner Hoekstra is a senior at Ripon Christian High School. He has served on the officer team all four years, participated in dairy cattle judging, and is highly involved in showing beef cattle at his county and state fair, as well as at jackpots up and down the state. He plans to attend Oklahoma State University next fall to major in Ag Business.
Katelyn Diniz is a senior at Frontier High School She has been a chapter Officer, participated on the parliamentary procedure, computer applications, and agricultural communications teams, as well as attending the Sacramento Leadership Experience. Katelyn is planning on attending Cal Poly San Luis Obispo to study agriculture business.
More than 6,500 students cheered as Tanner and Katelyn accepted their awards.
— California FFA Association
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