HARRISBURG – State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23) today addressed FFA (Future Farmers of America) students from across Bradford County during the “FFA Leadership Conference” held at the First Christian Church in Alba Borough.
Yaw, who served as the conference Keynote Speaker, discussed ways that the students can contact and interact with their state and federal officials, as well as other important issues facing North Central Pennsylvania, including the future of the Marcellus Shale Impact Fee, Sunday hunting and agriculture land use and preservation. Yaw also later took questions from the students during a “town meeting” exchange.
“It was a pleasure joining the FFA students and advisors in Alba today to discuss the importance of developing strong leadership skills and personal growth through agriculture education,” Yaw said. “The FFA organization continues to make a positive difference in the lives of students across Pennsylvania. I hope that the young people in attendance today realize how FFA will help them continue to build character, and strengthen their confidence in themselves and their future work.”
Approximately eighty people, primarily students, attended today’s conference.
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