AgriPOWER Institute Class VII met for its first session where they got to know one another, learned about their personalities, strengths and skills as well as worked on public speaking skills. Two class members, Angela Shoemaker and Vicky Shaw, blogged about the experience. Excerpts from their blogs are below with links to the full blogs.
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AgriPOWER Institute Class VII participant Angela Shoemaker of Louisville discusses her experience in the program's first session and learning to step out of her comfort zone.
AgriPOWER Institute Class VII participant Vicky Shaw of Medina discusses her experience in the program's first session learning about her strength and picking up public speaking tips.
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