National FFA Convention & ATA Conclave, “I can. We will.”

American DegreeThe National FFA Convention was held in Indianapolis, Indiana from October 25-28, 2017 and this year’s theme was “I can. We will.” Many Ag Ed and ACM students received their American Degrees, which is the highest award from the organization. A full list of names can be found on the National FFA Website.

For our collegiate students in Agricultural Education and Agricultural Communication & Marketing, participation in the Alpha Tau Alpha Conclave offers an opportunity to engage, compete and represent the University of Minnesota. The Conclave, held in conjunction with National FFA Convention, involved 18 University of Minnesota students. We are so proud of all students who represented the Ag Ed Club at the 2017 Alpha Tau Alpha Conclave.

ATAOur Ag Ed Club was very successful this year! Here are the results:

-1st: Program of Excellence - Fundraising
-2nd: Group Essay
-2nd: Individual Essay
-2nd: Debate Team
-2nd: Parliamentary Procedure Team
-Participated in Quiz Bowl

Not pictured: Ethan Dado, Joe Ramstad, Jack Roessler, PJ Aarsvold, and Audrey Schleper.