National FFA Convention: My Experience

Today, October 25, 2017, was the kickoff for the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana. I was given the privilege to be chosen to go along with twelve other chapter members, and I have been forever grateful. Luckily, I got to be able to photograph parts of the Opening Session, which was a kickoff event with about 60,000 FFA members from all over the United States, and the Virgin Islands. This day has been a wonderful experience, and I have two more days to go until it ends on Friday, October 28.

The intro for the Opening Session, part one.
The intro for Opening Session, part two.
Joe Hogsett, the mayor of Indianapolis, speaking at the session.
My friend, Payton, posing to show the back of our FFA jackets. I am a part of the Marionville, Missouri chapter.
Suzanne Crouch, the Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, also speaking.
Almost 20,000 FFA members at the Bankers Life Stadium!
David Townsend, the National FFA President.
The National FFA Band & Chorus.
Dr. Steve Brown, the National FFA Advisor.
I can. We will. A very important motto learned today.
The National FFA Chorus.
Finally, our last speaker, Laila Ali. Muhammad Ali’s daughter, a boxer, a mother, a humanitarian, an actress, a very wonderful person.

 

 

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