FIRE conference prepares new FFA members
Members of Weyauwega-Fremont FFA attended the Wisconsin Association of FFA FIRE Conference on Oct. 3, at Fox Valley Technical College Campus in Appleton.
FIRE stands for “Foundations in Reaching Excellence.”
The conference helps young FFA members discover opportunities in the FFA organization and gain leadership skills.
It is one of the three conferences held around the state for seventh, eighth and ninth-grade members.
More than 600 members will attend these three conferences during October.
Students learned about communication skills, social skills, goal setting, FFA awards and programs and opportunities in agriculture, along with developing leadership skills to help them be effective members in their local chapters.
The conference was conducted by the 2015-16 State FFA Officer Team, with assistance from the FVTC-Appleton Post-Secondary Agricultural Student Organization.
The theme was “Camping To Be S’More.”