Kinmundy, IL-(Effingham Radio)- On Tuesday, September 6th, eight of South Central FFA’s Greenhand members participated in the Greenhand Conference at Southern Illinois University, in Carbondale.
Six of the Chapter Officers attended the Chapter Officer Leadership Training Conference, which was also held at Southern Illinois University, in Carbondale, on the same day.
In FFA, a Greenhand, is a first year member.
The Greenhand Conference focused on getting first year FFA members familiar and interested in FFA, and introducing them to the many benefits of the organization.
Greenhands who attended the event included Addisyn Sigrist, Rodney Bowen, Jason Bowen, Trey Parker, Shelby Smithson, Karli Holmes, Miranda Yates, and Micah Kraemer.
The Chapter Officer Leadership Training Conference was held at the same time.
This conference was open to FFA members who are Chapter Officers during this school year.
The conference helped Chapter Officers expand their leadership skills and create relationships with other Chapter Officers across the region.
The skills learned will be brought back to their home chapters and put to use during their time as officers.
South Central FFA Chapter Officers that attended the conference included Kyla Engel, Abi Shuler, Morgan Robb, Wyatt Iler, Hailey Shuler, and Keira Langley.