FFA members from across Region VI gathered for the annual Greenhand Day and Officer Workshop held in Windom.

On Wednesday, Sept. 26, over 500 FFA members from across Region VI gathered for the annual Greenhand Day and Officer Workshop held in Windom. The purpose of this workshop is to share and inform new high school members—known as Greenhands—about exciting opportunities that are available in FFA. Chapter officer teams were also invited to the event and focused on improving skills and communication. The entire day was organized and run by the Region VI officer team.

During the Officer Workshop, Sleepy Eye chapter officers learned how their skills and talents could be best put to use on the team. They also worked on building teamwork and communication skills while planning two new activities for this year.

Greenhand members also had a fun-filled day with different workshops presented by Region VI officers and advisors. Workshops included information on the National FFA Organization, official dress, the history of FFA, Career Development Events, and Supervised Agricultural Experience projects. Members also got to meet and create friendships with other members from across Region VI.

Sleepy Eye FFA had 39 members attend Greenhand Day and all 14 members of the officer team attended the Officer Workshop.

By the end of the day, the Greenhands and officers were beyond excited for the upcoming year and all the opportunities that FFA has to offer!