FFAers from MHS attend FFA convention

Members of the Marion-Florence FFA Chapter traveled to Louisville, Ky., to attend the 87th National FFA Convention Oct. 28 through Nov. 1.

More than 60,000 students, parents and advisers attended the event.

The theme for this year was ?Go All Out.? Members watched as awards were presented to national winners, and heard keynote addresses from Nick Vujicic, Tyson Foods CDE Donnie Smith and humorist/best-selling author Jane Herlong.

Members also viewed exhibits and visited with potential employers and colleges at the FFA Exposition which featured more than 300 exhibitors.

Members from the Marion-Florence chapter toured the Louisville Slugger bat factory and museum. They also toured Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby museum.

Making the trip were members Clint Kroupa, Raleigh Kroupa, Bret Voth, Kaylie Waner, Elizabeth Meyer, Remington Putter, Aidan Cairns, William Holt and Jayden Hallowell. Mark Meyer and Linda Kroupa were trip sponsors.

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