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Wadena-Deer Creek FFA attends state convention

Dane Hoffman, Allison Monson, Tyler Wegscheid and Melody Goeden were at the 81st Minnesota FFA Convention.

Wadena-Deer Creek FFA members attended the 81st Minnesota FFA Convention April 25-27 at the University of Minnesota, St.Paul and Minneapolis campuses. Competing in the General Livestock Judging contest, receiving bronze ratings were Dane Hoffman, Allison Monson and Tyler Wegscheid. Serving as WDC chapter delegate was Melody Goeden.

WDC FFA members attended numerous leadership and CDE workshops and general sessions. This year's convention theme was "I Believe," as FFA members throughout the state gathered to compete in career devlopment events and be honored for their accomplishments. Keynote speakers for the final session were Bethany Bohnenblust (Kansas), National FFA secretary, and Shawn Harper, former NFL offensive lineman. WDC FFA members traveled and stayed with FFA members from Staples and Brainerd.