Members of the Marion-Florence FFA Chapter attended the South Central District FFA Greenhand Conference Monday, Sept. 17, at Newton High School.
More than 450 first-year members from 23 chapters participated in the leadership conference. District officers, along with Ryan Best, national FFA president, helped to conduct the conference, which focused on teaching first-year members about opportunities in FFA and motivating them to become involved in the organization.
Participants competed in an FFA information contest. Elizabeth Meyer from Marion placed sixth overall and Jonathon Vogel placed second.
Other students attending from Marion were William Adame, Kayla Kroupa, Aaron Molleker, Layne Nienstedt, Dylan Pippin, Nicholas Stuchlik, Morgan Radtke, Reminton Putter and Cody Parmley.