Alva’s Adrian Ceniceros – FFA Spotlight Presented by Farm Credit of Western Oklahoma
Like many of his peers, Adrian Ceniceros first got involved in FFA when he was in the eighth grade. And like many others, it was a family member who first encouraged him to do so.
“I first got involved with FFA my eighth-grade year,” said Ceniceros. “My brother was the person who got me involved with FFA.”
As a student-athlete at Alva High School, Ceniceros is a member of the varsity football team and this spring will play soccer for the Goldbugs. Having missed last season due to the pandemic, Ceniceros and his teammates are excited to return to competition this spring. Ceniceros has decided to up his game in FFA as well as he plans on showing more animals this year.
“In my FFA chapter I am involved with livestock showing and trap shooting,” said Ceniceros. “I show goats and plan to show other animals in the future of my FFA career.”
Ceniceros said there are many things about being in FFA that he enjoys.
“What I enjoy most about FFA are the people in this organization, because I’m surrounded by a friendly environment,” said Ceniceros.
There are many people that made an impact on his life according to Ceniceros. From family members to his boss, everyone has played a role over the years.
“The biggest influencer in my life would be my boss, Steve Sneary, because he is someone who gives me the advice I need to succeed in and out of school,” said Ceniceros.
Every year many students pass on joining the FFA, but Ceniceros said he encourages everyone to give it a try.
“My advice for students considering FFA is it’s going to be a little nerve racking at first but when you get to know all the people in FFA you will find that it is a fun and active community,” said Ceniceros.