L to R are Rosario Rodriguez- President and CFO of the VATAT Credit Union and Dr Steve Forsythe, Secretary of the VATAT Credit Union headquartered in Austin, Texas.
Forsythe , LISD AgSci Teacher and CTE Coordinator was reelected to another 2 year term on the seven member board of directors of the Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association of Texas serving over 1200 members, with net assets of 7.2 million dollars. The VATAT Credit Union held its annual membership meeting July 25th in Corpus Christi, Texas and is celebrating its 55th anniversary. It was established in 1961 in Austin.
While at the VATAT conference, Dr. Gary Moore (pictured right), Professor of Agricultural Education at North Carolina University, was the keynote speaker. Dr. Moore is a 1965 Lampasas High School graduate and past LHS FFA officer.
1850 Agriculture Science teachers were in attendance, along with Dr. Steve Forsythe, Ricky Prescott and Clint Nygard of Lampasas ISD; and Brad Barnett from Lometa ISD.