|Agricultural Mechanics award winners (L-R) Drew Wulff, Tory Chasteen, & Lucas Boland|
|Instructor Larry Henneke conferences with students before competition.|
While some were competing, others listened to guest speakers, participated in workshops, and mingled with over 55,000 FFA students from across the nation. "There's a real camaraderie among the Aggies," Henneke noted of the convention, "The kids are able to see that, no matter where you go in this country, agriculture is still a vital part of life."
|FFA Seniors (L-R) Katie Dirks, Brooke Eaton, and Taulor Bunch|
Duncan echoed Wilsdorf's sentiment. "We go to Indianapolis to give them the chance to compete and bring home a whole new appreciation of the agricultural community, and we're lucky enough to have kids that will build relationships that will stay with them for the rest of their lives."