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Lake Mills FFA members attend state conference

January 24, 2019 GMT

LAKE MILLS -- Madalyn Miller-Nielsen and Erin Strauss of the Lake Mills FFA attended the Wisconsin Association of FFA Half-Time Leadership Conference, held at the Holiday Inn & Convention Center in Stevens Point Jan. 11-12.

Over 350 FFA members, advisers and state FFA officers participated. The conference provides FFA chapter leaders from around the state the opportunity to set goals and prepare for the second half of their year of service in their local FFA chapters.

FFA members attended workshops focused on leadership and personal development, membership and chapter development and opportunities in FFA. They learned about preparing for FFA events and getting involved in community service.

This year’s leadership conference was designed and conducted by the 2018-19 Wisconsin State FFA Officers. The theme of the conference was “Agents of Change.”

FFA advisers were also busy during the weekend as they attended training sessions in the areas of youth livestock opportunities, re-energizing for the second half of the school year, FFA updates and other key topics in agricultural education. Teachers were also involved in the Wisconsin Association of Agricultural Educators board meetings and committee meetings.