FFA members who attended are pictured above. Pictured in the front row, from left, are: Jason Maxwell, Dominique Conolly, Kaitlyn Simpkins, Jessica Harman, Danielle Sipes, Mariela Rodriquez and Sierra Ishmael. Second row: Devon Blevin, Vernice Rodriquez, Ireland Mertens, Monica Ballay and Jami Asher. Third row: Raegan Nolan, Trent Walker, Levi Pfitzner, Brittany Chapman, Whitney Turner, Ryan Mareth and Matt Crawford. Fourth row: Hailey Pedersen, Kaleb Hamm, Kavan Ply, Jeremy Horton, Kyle McCallister, Dalton Dunn and Willow Welters. Fifth row: Matt Bowsher, Jared Childress, Matt Childress, Dakota Mobley and Tanner Marney.
The Monett FFA Chapter recently took 30 first-year members to the Greenhand Motivational Conference held at Crowder College.
Area FFA officers led group discussions on leadership opportunities, duties of FFA members and careers in agriculture. After lunch, the group visited the Neosho National Fish Hatchery.
Jared Childress and Jeremy Horton attended the sessions while Jessica Schad and Skye Brabant attended the Crowder Jr. Sr. Day sessions and campus tour.