The National Postsecondary Agricultural Student Organization (PAS) is an organization associated with agriculture/agribusiness and natural resources offerings in approved postsecondary institutions offering baccalaureate degrees, associate degrees, diplomas and/or certificates.
PAS is one of the 11 career and technical student organizations that has been approved by the U. S. Department of Education as an integral part of career and technical education.
To learn more about the National PAS, go to www.nationalpas.org .
2013 National Postsecondary Agricultural Students Conference Results for New York State
Congratulations to the following students who represented SUNY Cobleskill at the National Postsecondary Agricultural Students Conference held in Louisville, KY on March 17-21. Steven Quanz completed his year of service as the 2012-13 National PAS Vice President and SUNY Cobleskill Alumnus, Miranda Clayson was elected as the National PAS Associates Chair. Alumnus, Eileen Jensen continues to serve on the National PAS Board of Directors as a Business representative. In addition to these awards, we received many compliments from National Staff, Judges, Advisors, and Hotel Staff about the exceptional professionalism and character our students displayed throughout the trip.
Livestock Specialist Award – Overall Livestock Team – 1st Place National Winner
Sara Huttenmaier – 1st Place Individual
Kady Porterfield – 2nd Place Individual
Nicole Avery – 4th Place Individual
Employment Interview Contest
Fruit and Vegetable Production – Thomas Latzkowski – 1st Place National Winner
Animal Health – Sara Huttenmaier – 2nd Place
Agricultural Education – Nicole Avery – 2nd Place
Agricultural Equipment – Robert Weitze – 3rd Place
Agricultural Equipment – Sean Galley – 4th Place
Agricultural Equipment – Robert Weitze – 1st Place National Winner
Animal Systems – Ruminant – Kady Porterfield – 1st Place National Winner
Animal Systems – Non-Ruminant – Sara Huttenmaier – 2nd Place
Agribusiness Management – Eric Rotondo – 3rd Place
Agricultural Education – Nicole Avery – 3rd Place
Agricultural Education – Patti Xedis – 4th Place
Precision Agriculture Specialist – Robert Weitze – 3rd Place
Terry R. Hughes
Career Pathways Director
Knapp Hall 106
Cobleskill, NY 12043
The New York FFA Foundation
The NYSFFALTF, Inc., chartered in 1946 by the New York State Board of Regents, is a not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) charitable organization that provides businesses, associations, other foundations, and individuals the opportunity to contribute to the growth and success of our New York youth. Our mission is to build and maintain a financial base that will allow the New York FFA to generate well-educated and career focused productive citizens. Email our Director at firstname.lastname@example.org .