Mike Stephens was an agricultural education teacher and FFA adviser for 36 years. He taught at Guthrie and Chickasha high schools.
His FFA chapters won the National Gold Emblem Chapter award 17 times. FFA chapters that Stephens advised also claimed 12 state officers, one national officer and three State Star Farmers of Oklahoma.
Stephens was posthumously inducted into the CareerTech Hall of Fame in 2007.