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Tyrone FFA events

Leadership conference
On March 9-11, the Tyrone FFA members attended the PA S.L.L.C. (State Legislative Leadership Conference in Harrisburg). Students attending the trip were: Jon Hoffman, Jamie Thompson and Samantha Walls. A total of 438 students attended this event and participated in many exciting activities such as seminars on dinner etiquette, professional image, parliamentary procedure, business correspondence as well as educational tours to Hershey’s Chocolate World and Milton Hershey School. While at the three-day conference students also had the opportunity to participate in mock legislative and caucus meetings where they discussed current House and Senate bills and toured the state Capitol building and attended a legislative breakfast with local politicians, including Representatives Jerry Stern and Mike Fleck and Senator John Eichelberger. In the first photo, from left: Rep. Jerry Stern, Jon Hoffman, Jamie Thompson, Samantha Walls and Ben Mordan, Tyrone Ag Teacher. In the second photo, from left: Rep. Mike Fleck, Jamie Thompson, Jon Hoffman and Samantha Walls. (Courtesy photo)