The annual Area 12 Greenhand Conference was held at Missouri State University’s Darr Center on September 24. Branson’s 24 first-year FFA students were in attendance and among over 400 students representing Area 12 high schools.
The conference is designed to teacher first-year students about the opportunities available through FFA membership. Workshops included topics such as FFA careers and judging livestock and horses. The students are under the direction of Nicole Crocker and Aaron Magnuson.
First-year FFA students attending included: Wesley Crawford, Kaleb Kent, Corbin Smith, Adrian Guenther, Ivan Fulton, Josh Ternes, Matt Brown, Courtney Tinoco, Payton Morgan, Tiffany Criner, Brysen Seymour, Alee Haney, Ashley Williams, Dawson Helms, Carley Vanderpluym, Savannah Mazzola, Caitlyn Hunt, Payton Stiff, Courtney Carson, Harleigh Hodges, Avery Fullerton, Adrian Hankin, Chloe Henderson and Addie Michel.