Calling all high school students, the Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (PDPW) are holding their annual Youth Leadership Derby.
Saturday April 7 through Sunday April 8, 2018 the PDPW will host their Youth Leadership Derby. This event is an experience for high-school students to explore potential agriculture careers through hands-on labs and interactive leadership skills while making new friends.
“We have been doing the Youth Leadership Derby in PDPW for almost 20 years,” said Tracy Propst, PDPW Program and Project Leader. “It really hopes to expose high school students to the many opportunities in the ag industry regardless of interest areas. We bring together farm kids and non-farm kids to learn about the careers available in the ag industry.”
Participants in the Youth Leadership Derby will participate in:
- Dissect REAL Livestock organs with guidance from top researchers and faculty at UW-Madison.
- Explore a wide range of dairy industry careers from those living the life.
- Get close access to inspirational, world-class keynote speakers.
- Connect with others all interested in agriculture.
“We make it hands on and they are going to walk away with new leadership skills from the amazing keynote speakers coming to inspire them. There really is something for everyone,” said Propst.
The Youth Leadership Derby will be held April 7-8, 2018 at Oregon High School, 456 N Perry Pkwy, Oregon, WI. The Registration fee is $89 and it includes training materials, tour, transportation and meals. Registration is limited to the first 100 students ages 15-18.
Students can register up to Friday April 6, 2018.
For more information and to register for the PDPW Youth Leadership Derby, visit www.pdpw.org