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Van-Far FFA members attend Greenhand Conference

Posted on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 8:33 am

The State Officers of the Missouri FFA Association recently conducted 19 Greenhand Motivational Conferences in Missouri. MFA Incorporated helped sponsor the conferences. Shown  from the left are: Past President Abrea Mizer, Marshall; Vice President Ally Hultgren, Willard; Vice President Jack Davis, Farmington; Vice President Jaret Holden, Summersville; Vice President Brock Larson, Newtown-Harris; and 1st Vice President Libby Martin, California. Back row: Van-Far FFA members Christian Thurmond, Trey Atkinson, and Cody James.

The State Officers of the Missouri FFA Association recently conducted 19 Greenhand Motivational Conferences in Missouri. MFA Incorporated helped sponsor the conferences. Shown from the left are: Past President Abrea Mizer, Marshall; Vice President Ally Hultgren, Willard; Vice President Jack Davis, Farmington; Vice President Jaret Holden, Summersville; Vice President Brock Larson, Newtown-Harris; and 1st Vice President Libby Martin, California. Back row: Van-Far FFA members Christian Thurmond, Trey Atkinson, and Cody James.

Eighteen conferences were held at 13 different locations throughout the state: University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg; Bowling Green High School, Bowling Green; Truman State University, Kirksville; Sullivan High School, Sullivan; Three Rivers Community College, Poplar Bluff; Missouri State University, West Plains; Lincoln University, Jefferson City;  Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau; Waynesville High School, Waynesville; Missouri State University, Springfield; Missouri Western State College, St. Joseph; University of Missouri, Columbia; and North Central Missouri College, Trenton. The FFA is a national youth organization of over 610,000 student members preparing for leadership and careers in the science, business and technology of agriculture with 339 chapters and more than 25,800 members in Missouri. The FFA strives to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.