Members of Fort Hays State University's Delta Tau Alpha chapter recently attended the 45th annual DTA convention at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC.
Delta Tau Alpha is a national agriculture society for students who rank in the top 35 percent of their class and have completed 45 credit hours, nine of which have been agriculture hours.
Tim Weber, Garden Plain senior, was the chapter delegate. Brandon Baugh, Dodge City senior, Jamie Wood, Macksville junior, and Jody Gienger, St. Francis junior, won first place in the Agriculture Knowledge Bowl. Questions were asked in the following areas: animal science, crop science, soil science, agricultural mechanics, horticulture and agribusiness.
For the sixth year in a row the FHSU DTA chapter won the Corbus Award. The Corbus Award is given to an outstanding chapter based on a scrapbook of chapter activities. Award recipients also receive a plaque and $150.
Other members attending the convention were Daniel Bausch, Hoyt junior; Kyle Kitchens, Red Oak, OK, senior; Matt Benoit, Damar junior; Jennifer Benoit, Damar senior; and Nathan Kohls, Clearwater junior.