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Young people in FFA have a future
and because of this, America has a future

Adair County was well represented at the 81st Kentucky State FFA Convention in Rupp Arena, with recognition for Sarah Thompson. Writer sends thanks to Mr. Hancock and Mr. Harvey for outstanding their time and excellent teaching

By Dr. Gary Lane
Received June 11, 2010

I just returned from the 81st State FFA Convention in Rupp Arena. If you ever have any doubts about where good leadership might originate from the next generation, you should go to a State FFA Convention.

I have attended national conventions and meetings all over the U.S. in the last 40+ years and never have I seen so much done in a short time, with precision and professionalism as at this convention session.

All speeches and comments were without notes, presented in a manner everyone could hear and understand and with confidence.

These young people have a future and because of this, America has a future.

If you are not a supporter of FFA, learn more about this group and become a supporter. They are doing a fantastic job.

Adair County was well represented.

Several members received State FFA certification. Sarah Thompson placed in the top five in the state in the Star Agribusiness Award category.

Login Goggin, of Boyle County, was chosen State President for the coming year.

Thanks to the advisors, like Mr. Hancock and Mr. Harvey at Adair County High School, for their time and excellent teaching.

These young people are great future leaders for our state and nation.

My hat is off to them.

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