The 212 Degree Conference was on January 20-21, 2012. This conference is made for 1st and 2nd year members of the FFA. The conference is in Collinsville, IL at the Double Tree Hotel. The members stayed the night in the Hotel. They went to Growth sessions. The sessions included Social Growth, Mental Growth, Physical Growth, Emotional Growth and Life-Long Growth. The Marion FFA sent 6 members to the conference Richelle Nelson, Misty Hopper, Raven Stone, Kaley Jones, Maria Ramirez, and Jennifer Blankenship. Our chapter had one member, Jennifer Blankenship, that received a scholarship from the Illinois FFA Alumni Association to go to the Conference.