Shane Kirts of Era High School FFA was named grand champion with his restoration of a 1967 Allis Chalmers tractor
The area of Ag mechanics provides many exciting opportunities for students. Students work on their projects in a state-of-the-art facility and also judge in several area shows. Blinn College hosts its own Ag mechanics show and welding contest each spring. More than 30 area high schools showcased over 100 projects in 2009.