r By Josh EvansrrOn Jan. 30, the Salem Hills High School FFA competed in the Utah Area 5 Leadership Development Events. New to Utah this year is the Conduct of Chapter Meetings event, which is designed for seventh-, eighth- and ninth-grade students to learn how to conduct an officer meeting and use parliamentary procedure. The Salem Hills team placed first in the event. Members include Bailee Hansen, Maddie DeHart, Eli Evans, Bailey Hansen, Matt Lacey, Daycee Drury and Jourdyn Cardon. All are students at Mt. Nebo Junior High School.
In Prepared Public Speaking, Janie Lyman of Salem Hills High placed first with her speech entitled “Quagga Mussels.” In Creed Speaking, Haylee Stewart of Salem Junior High was one of two individuals that qualified to move on to state. Tait Ising of Mr. Nebo Junior High placed second in the event.
In the Farm Bureau Discussion Meet, Gage Gravley of Salem Hill High was one of two individuals that qualified for state. In Extemporaneous Speaking, Keelan Stewart placed third overall, and the Parliamentary Procedure team placed second. Salem Hills High also has five individuals that will be receiving the State FFA Degree: Keelan Stewart, Sydney Harris, Jocelyn Bell, Kasey Hancock and Tanner Diamond. The state events will be held in Cedar City on March 9. Great job and good luck at state!