On Saturday, January 26, the Warsaw FFA Chapter Meeting (parliamentary procedure) Team competed in the Indiana State FFA Chapter Meeting Contest held at Lebanon High School. They earned 6th place in the state in this extremely difficult contest- a great accomplishment!
The purpose of the contest is to demonstrate the correct procedures of an official FFA chapter meeting, including opening ceremonies, order of business, handling of numerous motions and closing ceremonies. Student objectives include demonstrating the use parliamentary procedure to conduct an orderly and efficient meeting, demonstrate knowledge of parliamentary law and reference Robert’s Rules of Order, present logical, realistic, and convincing discussion, and record complete and accurate minutes.
The members involved were (in attached picture L to R):
Morgan Smith, Reagan Rowland, Ciara Stout, Bailey Hanes, Valerie Messmore, Jacob Baker. Zach Howard, Ayden Ault, and Hunter Lane.
Warsaw FFA Advisors Jacob Riley and Julie Carrell along with community member Ot Schroeder coached the team. Special thanks also to Brent and Renea Messmore for their assistance.