Fayette FFA officers attend convention 11.03.2010

Written by David Green.

school.ffa.jpgFayette’s FFA officers recently traveled to Indianapolis, Ind., for the 2010 National FFA Convention.

The officers were entertained by hypnotist Jim Wand. They also listened to Josh Shipp, a motivational speaker.

They attended the Career and Trade show where many universities and colleges were represented, and had the chance to see new agricultural technology on display. 

The officers attended the Buckeye Bash, where all the Ohio FFA members get together for a dance and to meet new people.

They toured the Tyson processing plant and got to see the steps taken to process a pig.

They also toured the International Motor Speedway to learn about the history and traditions of the track and cars, and they even had the chance to kiss the bricks on the track. They were also taken behind the scenes of the speedway where most people are not allowed.

Noelle Goodson performed with the National FFA Choir.

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