Neely Selected to Play in 2021 National FFA Band at Convention

September 23, 2021
Owen Neely Owen Neely

From the Lockwood FFA Chapter

Owen Neely, a member of the Lockwood FFA Chapter, will be on stage and in the spotlight Oct. 27-30 during the 2021 National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis.

Neely, a Junior at Lockwood High School, the son of Jeremy Neely and Angie Whitesell, has been selected to play clarinet in the National FFA Band.

Neely submitted an audition tape and was selected to help bring full instrumental balance to the band from a pool of applicants nationwide. The National FFA Band will perform several times during the national convention and expo. Neely will join fellow band members in Indianapolis for rehearsals three days before the convention and expo begins. Corteva Agriscience sponsors the National FFA Band.

The National FFA Organization, formerly known as the Future Farmers of America, is a school-based national youth leadership development organization of more than 735,000 student-members as part of 8,817 local FFA chapters in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.