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Faculty Member Again Volunteers at FFA Convention


Carl J. Bower Jr.For the seventh time in eight years, horticulture faculty member Carl J. Bower Jr. lent his services during the Pennsylvania FFA Convention and Activities Week. The event, held June 12-14 at Penn State’s University Park campus, attracted high school students from across the commonwealth. Carl J. Bower Jr., an assistant professor in Penn College’s School of Transportation & Natural Resources Technologies, judged the Prepared (Conservation) Public Speaking competition and co-chaired the Nursery & Landscape Career Development Event. Pennsylvania FFA’s mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

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