...during the Thanksgiving Break in one of the state’s 57 district competitions and placed 1st in the Area 10 competition. More the 5,500 entries began the statewide tournament in 13 different events which reflect classroom instruction in basic leadership skills. The team originally advanced to the Area Competition after winning 1st place (District Champions) at the Rio Grande Valley FFA District Leadership Development Events on November 9, 2017.
Mission High School FFA placed 6th place in the State-Semi Finals in the Sr. Chapter Conducting (Parliamentary Procedure) Contest.
This year there were 236 Senior Chapter Conducting (Parliamentary Procedure) teams that participated in this event and Mission was ranked in the top 12 teams in the State of Texas.
Team members included:
President: Arianna Pena
Vice-President: Sebastian Carrillo
Secretary: Leanna Pecina
Treasurer: Amelia Perez
Reporter: Jorge Calderon
Sentinel: Julian Arellano
Student Advisor: Julissa Alvarez
Parliamentary Procedure Teams conduct a chapter meeting to demonstrate knowledge of parliamentary law and the use of correct parliamentary procedures. At the conclusion of the meeting, team members are asked questions regarding parliamentary law. The team members invest a lot of time studying, learning, and preparing for this extremely competitive event.
The Texas FFA is the nation’s largest state FFA associations with a membership of more than 119,000 active FFA members. FFA programs teach skills in leadership, career development and personal growth. FFA gives students the opportunity to practically apply classroom knowledge to real-world experiences through local, state and national competitions. Sam Houston State University has partnered with Texas FFA in hosting these competitions for more than 80 years.