The 68th annual FHA-HERO State Leadership Conference begins Saturday in downtown Fresno with 750 students from 70 high schools.
The event is sponsored by the California Affiliate of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America. Attendees will compete for over $670,000 in prizes and scholarships in more than 20 events in leadership and career development areas, and receive instructional information about career education.
The conference begins Saturday and runs through Tuesday, April 28, at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel and Fresno Convention Center, 2233 Ventura Street, Fresno.
Central San Joaquin Valley schools participating in the conference include Buhach Colony (Atwater), Cesar Chavez (Delano), Edison (Fresno), Monache (Porterville), Sanger and Reedley.