A roundup of FFA news for the week of Jan. 8, 2015


WATERFORD, Ohio — The Waterford FFA Chapters Parliamentary Procedure Team recently competed in three different contests that lead them to becoming one the best parliamentary procedure teams in the state of Ohio.

Parliamentary Procedure teaches students how to run an organized meeting using “Robert’s Rule’s of Order.” The sub-district contest was held at Alexander High School where the team placed second, received a “Gold Rating” and advanced to the District Parli Pro Contest, which was held at Marietta High School.

Here the team went on to place first advancing them to the State Parli Pro Contest for the 12th year in a row. The state contest was held Dec. 20 at The Ohio State University main campus. Twenty teams advanced to the state contest out of approximately 200 teams from across the state.

At state, during the preliminary round, teams are split into five heats consisting of four teams for each heat and the winner of each heat advances to the finals.

The team placed second in their heat, ranking the team in the top ten. The team will also be recognized with a plaque for their efforts during the state FFA convention in May.


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