Ross Jones (Airgas Southwest) Vice Chairman of the Agricultrural Mechanics Contest at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is going to be on hand to discuss the Ag Mechanics Contest. The Agriculture Mechanics Committee highlights the many talents of the Texas 4-H and FFA members. These individuals build gates, hay haulers, trailers and more, all for display at the Reliant Center during the Houston Rodeo. The contest also features and job fair for local companies looking for young talented, hard working individuals. Companies like Key Energy, John Deere, Airgas, Praxair, Miller Electric, Lincoln Electric, Sowesco and Victor donate 200-300,000 in prizes that are awarded to the schools to help teach and train future students. The contest will feature around 1500 students and 600 projects.
Our meetings are held the third Wednesday of the following months:
September, October, January, February, March, April, May
Board meetings start at 4:30 Brady's Landing
Dinner starts being served at 6:30 8505 Cypress St
The general meeting starts at 7:00 Houston, TX 77012
To access the AWS National scholarship database for additional scholarships please click on the link below. The Houston Section Scholarships are also listed below.
Houston Section Scholarships listed here, click on the Scholarship you are interested in for an application. Print the application and mail it into the address provided on the form.
Our January meeting is fast approaching. Please join us as we honor our Past Chairmen. Ross Jones, Vice Chairman of the Agricultural Mechanics contest at the Houston Rodeo will be speaking. Each year the 1500 students and 600 projects are present with $200,000 - $300,000 in donations from our supporting industries. Please click on the meeting information tab to the right for more details and get signed up today.
Our fall educational has been rescheduled for January 17th. Get signed up today, look for the 2015 Educational banner in the top right and click on it for more details.
If you want to become a sponsor, now is the time as we are setting up for our 2015 year. It's a great value and a great way to support your Houston Section.