George Oscar "Oscar" Lastinger



  • Born in Lithia, FL, 2-9-26
  • Graduated from Pinecrest High School, 1943
  • Graduated from University of Florida, BS in Ag, 1950
  • Graduated from University of Florida, MA, 1958
  • Taught at Brandon High School, Brandon, FL, 1950-64
  • Taught at Turkey Creek High School, Plant City, FL, 1967-72
  • Taught at Plant City High School, Plant City, FL, 1972-84
  • Taught at Tampa Bay Tech and Brewster Tech, Tampa, FL, 1986-98
  • Served in the U.S. Navy, honorable discharge
  • Treasurer, FVATA, 1968
  • President, Kiwanis Club of Plant City, 1991
  • GTE Community Enrichment Award, 1986
  • Agricultural Educator of the Year Award, 1996, presented by FL Citrus Mutual
  • Member of First Baptist Church of Brandon, 47 yrs.