Local students attend prestigious leadership conference

Van Zandt County students have just returned from a once-in-a-lifetime leadership conference that has them well on their way to success. Jeremy Dickerson and Lydia Burns went back this year as Jr. Counselors. Mackenzie Oliver and Matthew Caughron represented Van Zandt County Farm Bureau at Texas Farm Bureau’s (TFB) 54th annual Youth Leadership Conference (YLC).

“YLC is more than a conference or camp,” Kevin Wilkerson, Van Zandt County Farm Bureau president, said. “It’s a great opportunity for students to hone the skills needed to fulfill their dreams.”

Students who attend YLC engage in goal-setting activities that help build character, confidence and leadership skills.

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