McBroom honored for Vocational Education efforts

State Rep. Ed McBroom, R-Vulcan, was honored during a recent Michigan FFA/Michigan Farm Bureau legislative reception at the capitol in downtown Lansing for his work to add vocational training options to the Michigan Merit Curriculum high school graduation requirements.

Michael Dohlberg, left, and Tyler Clappaert of the Stephenson FFA Region VI Chapter in Menominee County attended the reception, followed by a tour of the House and Senate before returning to the group’s 85th state convention on the Michigan State University campus as part of the annual Agriculture and Natural Resources Week, March 4-8.