Sandoval FFA Greenhands & Officers

Sandoval High School FFA Chapter members participated in the FFA Greenhand Conference and Chapter Officer Leadership Training held on Sept. 6 at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. The event was hosted by State FFA Officers and SIU Agriculture Students. The opening ceremonies were administered by Southern Illinois University and College of Agricultural Sciences representatives. Sandoval FFA members Kiera Taylor, Sydni McHenry and Brianna Scanlan were distributed into groups as they went on to attend four seminars that were based on vocal, physical, team building, communication and personal development exercises. Sandoval FFA officers Gabriella Curtner, Maria Meredith and Mariah Meredith participated in two sessions that involved games and activities that strengthened and renewed their leadership skills. The evening concluded with a closing remarks from Southern Illinois University and College of Agricultural Sciences representatives. Sandoval FFA members attending are, FROM LEFT, Sydni McHenry, Gabby Curtner, Mariah Meredith, Maria Meredith, Kira Taylor and Brianna Scanlan.