Building Excellence: A Generation Ziglar Experience for Juniors  
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This conference is facilitated by Ziglar Youth Certified Speakers and focuses on self-image, relationship building, and goal-setting. Building Excellence is a one-day experience open to ALL Texas FFA members in their junior year of high school and will be held in conjunction with the Made for Excellence and Executing Excellence conferences. Stay tuned for conference dates and locations to be released late Summer 2018. The same conference will be hosted in various locations across Texas on different dates.

Building Excellence is open to ALL Texas FFA members in their junior year of high school.
When and Where: 
2017-2018 Locations and Dates: 
Stephenville, Texas at Cowboy Church of Erath County on Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Kingsville, Texas at Texas A&M University - Kingsville on Saturday, November 11, 2017
Nacogdoches, Texas at Stephen F. Austin University on Saturday, January 13, 2018
Canyon, Texas at West Texas A&M University on Saturday, January 27, 2018

Check-in: 7 a.m. - 8 a.m.
Conference: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

2018-2019 Locations and Dates:
To be released late Summer 2018

Students will be able to...
1. Describe their personality
2. Describe how they perceive themselves
3. Identify positive traits in people around them
4. Define self-image
5. Describe steps that can be taken to to change the way they view their personal self-image
6. Identify how to build positive relationships
7. Describe how to effectively confront bullying
8. Discuss how pressure and influence of peers affect personal actions
9. Identify and explain ways to overcome peer pressure
10. Describe ways to build strong and healthy relationships
11. Identity the benefits of setting goals
12. Differentiate between dreams and goals
13. Describe why goals are important and necessary for success
14. Identify the characteristics of effective goals
15. Describe the steps to creating effective goals
16. Identify personal barriers to attaining goals
Official dress

Materials Students Need to Bring:
None; materials and lunch are provided

When registration opens, advisors can register students for the conference through the Texas FFA roster system.

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