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Agriculture Science & Technology Academy

What we do

The Walter Gerlach Livestock Show produced over $1.5 million dollars in scholarships for students last year.

Additional scholarships were awarded totaling over $375,000 from San Antonio Livestock Show, Houston Livestock Show, Texas State Fair, National FFA, Texas FFA, Dick Wallrath FFA Scholarship Texas A&M, Texas Tech. - AG. Endowed & Presidential Scholarship Texas Farm Bureau and the San Antonio Rotary Club.

We offer dual credit courses, allowing students to earn college credit while still in high school.


  • Texas Beef Quality Assurance Certification
  • Texas State Floral Certification
  • American Welding Society Certification
  • Hunter Safety Certification
  • Boater Education Certification
  • Certified Veterinary Assistant Certification.


We offer a practicum class with local agriculture businesses which include veterinarians, landscapers, florists, and feed mills.


The mission of the Agriculture Science & Technology Academy is to provide a hands-on, rigorous education that will equip students for their postsecondary choices. We will focus on responsibility, integrity, and leadership develop- ment through our courses by providing students real world experiences in the fields of Agribusiness, Animal & Plant Sciences, Agricultural Engineering, Environmental & Natural Resources and Veterinary Medicine.

Agriculture Academy

O’Connor HS 12221 Leslie Rd. Helotes, TX. 78023
Phone: 210-397-4779
School Hours: 9:00 am - 4:20 pm
Principal: Chad Bohlken
Associate Principal: Tom Johnson

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