For the Weekly Record Herald
WEST MILTON — On Saturday Sept. 12, 17 first year, or Greenhand, FFA members attended the State Greenhand Conference held annually at Versailles High School in Versailles, OH.
The theme of the conference was “First Down and Life to Go”. Students participated in a Career Development Round Table session where they rotated around and learned about the various Career Development Events FFA has to offer.
The conference featured sessions with Sydney Snider, National FFA Officer Candidate, Matthew Klopfenstein, Ohio State FFA President, Lesley Shanahan, Vice President at Large, Ryan Goddard, Vice President at Large, Michaela Kramer, Ohio State FFA Secretary, Sarah Landis, Vice President at Large, Robby Thiel, Ohio State FFA Sentinel, Mary Buehler, Ohio State FFA Vice President and Aaron Klohn, Ohio State FFA Reporter. Afternoon sessions the students attended include the topics of FFA/Leadership, Teamwork, Goal Setting, SAE Exploration and Communication.
Students in attendance included; Pat Belt, Justin Brown, Maya Stewart, Emily Peck, Skylar LaMagna, Emily Hornberger, Crystal Adkins, Keaton Lucous, Keyra Christian, Avory Creech, Ashley Pitcock, Destanie Brown, Joel Cress, Austin Menker, Hali Storch, Jamie Rasor, and Webb Kress. They had a fun-filled day learning about the opportunities FFA has to offer them!
The National FFA Organization provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural education to 610,240 student members who belong to one of 7,665 local FFA chapters throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.