FFA members attend convention
Published 9:32 am Monday, November 26, 2012
By Dalton Nesset, FFA reporter
The 2012 National FFA Convention was held in Indianapolis, Ind., from Oct. 24 to 27. The Glenville FFA Chapter was one of the thousands of FFA chapters across the country that attended convention this year and of the 51,000 members that attended convention this year. The Glenville FFA chapter brought seven members and their adviser.
On the way down to Indianapolis, the bus made a stop at Hardy’s Reindeer Ranch and Corn Maze Tour in North Rantoul, Ill. That same night, after the first session, the chapter enjoyed a concert by the Band Perry and the opener, Brantley Gilbert.
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On Oct. 26, the Glenville FFA chapter volunteered their time and an abundance of effort to the FFA Rally to Fight Hunger, where the members packed bags of food for the less fortunate. Also, that day Sam Johnson, Glenville FFA member, competed in the National Agriscience Fair where he received a silver placing.