Katy Historic Pictorial: Scenes from FFA, Rodeo, Parade, Ag Science Farm

Scroll through the vintage photo gallery below for scenes from Katy ISD FFA's early years.

The Katy Cowgirls with LD Robinson in the early '40s

KATY MAGAZINE | February 2018 Diana Elder & Ashley Lancaster Photography courtesy of Diana Elder and Katy ISD


L.D. Robinson & students present scale model of his “dream plan” for the Katy FFA Chapter Agriculture Farm, Livestock Show, & Rodeo with lighted arena at the first FFA Father & Son Banquet, 1942, including the Katy ISD School Board, J. A. Marshal - TEA Director, & State officials.

The scale model built to showcase Robinson's plans for the future of the Katy FFA chapter.


Robinson and the original Katy School Board, who approved his plans for the rodeo. (Left to Right: L.D. Robinson, Katy FFA Advisor, I.L. "Bud" Southward, Esten Denny, T.J. Heinemeier, Superintendent, Olan Thompson, Roy Beckendorrf, Gene Hoyt, M.D. Freeman, Not pictured: H.E. Romack.)