The FFA Parliamentary Procedure Team recently competed in the County FFA Parliamentary Procedure Career Development Event. The event was held at the Fredericktown Administrative building on November 14th. Participants in the event develop leadership skills and learn to effectively participate in business meetings. The competition includes a written exam, the presentation of certain motions, and evaluation of the official meeting minutes recorded by the team secretary.
The chapter had 3 teams compete. All 3 teams earned a silver rating. Novice A and Novice B teams both placed 4th. The Advanced Parliamentary Procedure team placed 5th.
FFA is a national organization of over 600,000 members preparing for leadership and careers in the science, business, and technology of agriculture. FFA is an integral part of the agricultural education program in public schools. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education. Stephanie Plumly is the Mt. Vernon FFA advisor.