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Mid-Prairie FFA Members Attend 90th National Convention

Posted: Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 at 6:20 am
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Mid-Prairie FFA members who attended the National FFA Convention. Back row: Wyatt Stumpf, Trey Hammen, Eli VanRoekel, Mary Fisher, Shae Becker, Jack Baker, Abby Frantz. Front row: Katie Frantz, Dallas Miller, Creigh Rourke, Erin Horesowsky, Averi Kron, Jordan Hammen. Photo courtesy of Elsa Schmidt.

The Mid-Prairie FFA traveled to Indianapolis, Indiana, for the 90th Annual National FFA Convention October 24-27.

Events at the convention included a keynote presentation from professional boxer Laila Ali and a career show highlighting information on careers in agriculture and colleges offering agricultural majors. The group also toured Fair Oaks, a large sustainable dairy farm and saw a 72-cow rotary milking parlor, a live calf birth, and had a tour of the Indianapolis Zoo. The Mid-Prairie group included Wyatt Stumpf, Trey Hammen, Eli VanRoekel, Mary Fisher, Shae Becker, Jack Baker, Abby Frantz, Katie Frantz, Dallas Miller, Creigh Rourke, Erin Horesowsky, Averi Kron, and Jordan Hammen.