California State FFA Conference
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Patterson FFA joined 5,000 FFA members from throughout the state for the 86th annual California State FFA in Fresno from April 12 to 15.

Patterson High took 17 students, including Kierstan Rhodes, Luis Lopez, Maria Triano, Samantha Calvert, Hannah Jack, Victoria Rodgers, Jose Alvarado, Jose Jaramillo, Karen Sevilla, Hailee Schilp, Megan Cuellar, Dillon Huereca, Ivan Barbontin, Bailey Boschi, Vanessa Beltran, Sara Coble, and Soleil Jones.

Students at the conference were able to participate in numerous leadership events and activities, including workshops at CSU Fresno, sessions hosted by the California State FFA officers, a concert by David Nail, and a career fair.

Delegates Samantha Calvert and Ivan Barbontin served on committees for the state and voted for next year’s state officers. Highlights from the trip included dinner at Doghouse Grill, meeting a few National and State FFA Officers, and hearing from Assemblyman Rudy Salas about the looming cuts of the Ag Incentive Grant and his plan for bill 2033.

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