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Agriculture

FFA members tour Churchhill Downs

West Carroll High School FFA members from Savanna toured Churchill Downs on Nov. 1 during their trip to the National FFA Convention. Gathered in front of a statue are (sitting, from left) Jacob Casey, Mallory Comeau, Alysha Adams, Elizabeth Rath, Natalie Shaw; and (back row) Daniel Hartman, Logan Gengenbach, Anna Badtke, Nate Brehm, Chelsea Wurster and Natalie O’Connor.
West Carroll High School FFA members from Savanna toured Churchill Downs on Nov. 1 during their trip to the National FFA Convention. Gathered in front of a statue are (sitting, from left) Jacob Casey, Mallory Comeau, Alysha Adams, Elizabeth Rath, Natalie Shaw; and (back row) Daniel Hartman, Logan Gengenbach, Anna Badtke, Nate Brehm, Chelsea Wurster and Natalie O’Connor.

SAVANNA – West Carroll High School FFA members attended the 86th National FFA Convention. They are Elizabeth Rath, Mallory Comeau, Anna Badtke, Alysha Adams, Nate Brehm, Chelsea Wurster, Logan Gengenbach, Natalie O’Connor, Jacob Casey, Natalie Shaw, and Daniel Hartman.

The theme of the convention, which ran from Oct. 30 to Nov. 2 in Louisville, Ky., was “Ignite.” The group traveled with members from Oregon, AFC, and Orangeville. Wiersema Charter Service provided the bus.

Stops included the Indiana Caverns near Corydon, Ind., Maker’s Mark Distillery near Loretto, Ky., and Churchhill Downs in Lexington, Ky.

Other chapters on this year’s trip included West Carroll, Oregon, Orangeville and AFC.

Wiersema Charter Service provided the charter bus.

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