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Bureau Valley FFA members attend leadership camp

Published: Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 12:10 p.m. CST • Updated: Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 12:15 p.m. CST
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State reporter Andrew Klein (left), state secretary Renee Kinzinger, state treasurer Willow Krumwiede, BV chapter President Kristyn Ehnle, Vice President Blaine Peterson, Treasurer Chris Shynk and Section 3 FFA President Isabelle Ausdal are shown at the 2014 Illinois FFA Leadership Camp.

MONTICELLO — Kristyn Ehnle, Chris Shynk and Blaine Peterson of the Bureau Valley FFA Chapter attended the 2014 Illinois FFA Leadership Camp, held at Allerton Park near Monticello July 22-25.

The students were among more than 300 campers from across the state who gathered to develop leadership skills and learn more about the FFA.

Campers participated in a challenge course to develop teamwork skills, Ag Olympics, FFA power sessions, a dance and a large water balloon fight. They also listened to presentations from the Illinois FFA Alumni, Illinois Foundation FFA and State Officer Team.