LEIPSIC — Members of the Leipsic FFA Chapter attended the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana this past October. The members that attended include Isaiah Camareno, Jay Evers, Morgan Kamphaus, Adam Lammers, Jacob Maag, Mitchel Maag, Paul Maag, Ashley Schroeder, Hannah Schroeder, Sydney Schroeder, and Trey Schroeder.

The members had a chance to see more than 100 careers that are involved with agriculture. During the convention, the attendees participated in many workshops where they worked on leadership skills that can be used in the local chapter. At the general sessions, the members listened to many speakers including: the Governor of Indiana, Eric Holcomb, and the Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, and Motivational Youth Speaker Kyle Scheele.

At the 9th General Session, President Donald J. Trump addressed the National Convention where our members had the opportunity to hear his thoughts about the Ag industry. He congratulated the the national award winners and spoke about the need for leaders in agriculture.