Collinsville, Oklahoma
May 10, 2018 (Online May 20)
Miscellaneous News
Kelvin Limbocker 20 Years / GT Stained Glass / FFA State Convention / Youth Football Signups
This Sunday, May 6th, we are celebrating the 20th anniversary of Kelvin Limbocker being the Pastor of Faith Fellowship Church. We will have our regular morning service at 10:45, with lunch and time to fly kites immediately afterwards, if the weather permits. Bring your own lunch and kite.
Also, if he’s been a blessing to you, please give a card or something to show your appreciation.
-- Donta Cobb 5/1/2018
Herald Elementary Gifted & Talented Learning About Stained Glass
The Herald GT students had a great time learning the process of stained glass making at Tulsa Stained Glass. They also enjoyed making a mosaic tile. What a creative group of students!
-- LeAnn Crabaugh (5/10/2018)

State FFA Convention 2018 Report

This year on May 1st and 2nd, 21 Collinsville FFA Members traveled to 92nd Oklahoma State FFA Association State Convention in Oklahoma City. Collinsville FFA had an extremely successful and recording breaking year and we are proud of all of the hard work and accomplishments of our members. Katsy Smalygo, Josh Guess, Kaylyn Branen, Jeremy Sanders, Barrett Matlock, Daniel Kaiser, and Monica Rubio all received the prestigious State FFA Degree. Less than 5% of senior FFA members statewide receive the honor that is based upon all years that the members are involved in FFA, not just one. In Collinsville FFA’s 91 year history, this is the most state degrees received in a single year-----pretty impressive. Kaylyn Branen received the State FFA Degree Academic Excellence Award. Only 86 of the 794 State FFA Degree recipients were chosen to receive this honor. Students selected for this award are chosen based on grade point average, class rank and ACT score.

We also had 8 members receive agricultural education career passports. The career passport is awarded to students who have prepared to enter the workforce through rigorous curricular and evaluation activities established by industry. Recipients must complete coursework in their chosen field and successfully pass objective and skill-based competency tests. The career passport assures a prospective employer holder is well prepared to enter a job in a specific field. The following seniors received their career passports in various areas: Josh Guess, Kaylyn Branen, Katsy Smalygo, Daniel Kaiser, Hannah Ramsey, Newley Michael, Barrett Matlock, and Elizabeth Wedlake.

Proficiency awards recognize excellence in a supervised agricultural experience program and exceptional accomplishment in progressing toward specific agricultural career objectives. These awards encourage members to develop specialized skills to apply toward future careers. Members are recognized for their accomplishments at the local, state and national levels. This year we had three proficiency award finalists: Kaylyn Branen in the agricultural communications award area, Justin Branen in landscape management award area, and Bailee Nunes in the chapter secretary book award area. Kaylyn placed third in the state, Justin placed third in the state as well, and Bailee placed 2nd in the state.

Collinsville FFA was recognized for the chapter trust. Due to rising costs of hosting FFA events our State FFA Foundation developed the chapter trust program. The way the trust works is each chapter is expected to donate funds to the trust each year. The interest generated by the trust is used to pay for events such as convention. Each year that a chapter adds funds to the trust they are recognized at convention as a contributing chapter.

Kaylyn Branen was recognized on stage as an Oklahoma Youth Expo Academic All-State Scholar and she received a $5,000.00 scholarship and a letterman jacket for this accomplishment. Kaylyn also received a $1,500.00 scholarship from the Tulsa State Fair Ringmasters.

While Collinsville FFA members were not busy being on stage, members explored the career show and vendors.

We would also like to take this opportunity to thank the Collinsville FFA Alumni for purchasing our dinner at Cattlemens steakhouse located in the historic Oklahoma City stockyards, Tommy Salisbury who purchased our lunch in Bricktown, and another donor who chose to stay anonymous for purchasing our dinner on Tuesday at Bricktown Brewery. Last but not least thank you to Patrick Kaiser for driving our second van of FFA Members to convention on Wednesday.

Thank-you, Kaylyn Branen (2017-2018 Chapter President)


Good morning,

The Collinsville Youth Football is open for signups. The signups run until July 15th. Parents can go onto to sign their player up. Sign attached.

League Dues:

April 1 - May 31 - $100

June 1 - June 30 - $125

After July 1 - $150

Anticipated uniform cost for the season will be comparable to last year ($105) depending on the supplier we use.

For any parents that have questions, comments or concerns with Collinsville Youth Football can email the league email at and a league representative will get back with you. You can also follow us on Facebook and ask questions through the Messenger.

We look forward to a Fall filled with Future Collinsville Cardinals!

Thank you, Collinsville Youth Football

(Lance Sheehan 5/14/2018)

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