National Convention Day 4

On the fourth day of the National FFA Convention trip, members attended the convention for the second day. Members walked around the mall and expo. That night, members attended the seventh general session of the day. Members listened to National Officer Caleb Gustin give his retiring speech.  The keynote speaker was Brad Montegue. Montegue makes the Kid President videos along with his brother-in-law Robby. After the session, the members made their long trek back to Wisconsin.

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National Convention Day 3

Day three of National FFA Convention was the first day members went to the convention center. They explored the career fair and mall.  Later that day, all of the members that came from Wisconsin grouped together to take the Wisconsin state photo. That night members also went to a concert. Clare Dunn and Kip Moore preformed.

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National Convention Day 2

The second day of the National Convention Trip kicked off with driving the rest of the way from Indianapolis to Kentucky.  The same day, members visited Mammoth Cave National Park. They learned the geology and history of the cave. They also learned about animals and plants that live inside of the cave.

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2014 National FFA Convention

The Cashton FFA Chapter sent eight members to the annual National FFA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky on October 28 to November 1st. On there way to Louisville, they stopped and toured at Kuhn Manufacturing and Fair Oaks Dairy. On Wednesday, they toured the Kentucky Thoroughbred center for training horses and also attended the opening session of convention. They listened to a very motivating key-note speaker, Nick Vujicic. The next day, they went to the Joe Huber hobby farm and ate at their buffet and toured some of their land. That night, they also attended the 3rd session and listened to the President and CEO of Tyson Foods, Donnie Smith. Later that night, the members were privileged to go to the KFC Yum center and attend the Justin Moore and Easton Corbin concert. After the fun-filled night, the members then went back to the convention center on Friday and explored the Career show and attended workshops and proceeded to their last session with key-note speaker, Jane Herlong. They then traveled back overnight on the bus and had a chance to recover from the very fun and educational trip.

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