On Saturday, October 13, 8 Miami East FFA Greenhands attended the 2012 State Greenhand Conference hosted by the Versailles FFA Chapter. The theme was “First Down and Life To Go,” and the conference offered workshops for the first-year agricultural education students to learn about opportunities in the FFA, setting goals, developing communication skills, and working in teams. Additionally, attendees rotated through various Career Development Events that FFA members can get involved in during their FFA membership.
Presenters for the conference included sessions by Colin Barclay, Ohio’s National Officer Candidate, Shelby Faulkner, State FFA President; Craig Berning, State Secretary; Maddison Buschur, District 5 FFA President; Daniel Zimmerman, State FFA Reporter; and Carley Snider, District 9 FFA President. The participants enjoyed the opportunity to meet FFA members from across the state of Ohio and learn more about FFA.
Those attending the 2012 Ohio FFA Greenhand Conference from Miami East included (front row, l to r) Chase Fulghum, Haleigh Maggert, Jordan Inman, and Johnny Inman (back row, l to r) Seth Tamplin, Stephanie Millhouse, Dylan Moore, and Levi Reid.
Miami East FFA is a satellite program of the Miami Valley Career Technology Center.