r By Josh Evans
On January 30, 2018, members from the Salem Hills FFA Chapter competed at the Area V Leadership Development Events. These events included Parliamentary Procedure, Prepared Public Speaking, Extemporaneous Public Speaking, Creed Speaking, Conduct of Chapter Meetings, and the Farm Bureau Discussion Meet.
Maddie DeHart placed first in Creed Speaking. This event requires students in the 7-9th grade to memorize the FFA Creed, present it word-for-word, and answer three questions about it.
The Salem Hills Conduct of Chapter Meetings team also placed first. This event is for students in the 7-9th grade. They are required to conduct the FFA Opening Ceremony, conduct and item of business using parliamentary procedure, and then concluding the meeting with the FFA Closing Ceremony. Each team member also answers an oral question pertaining to parliamentary procedure, as well as a 25 question written test.
Member of the team are Bailey Franson, Maddie DeHart, Eli Evans, Darian Pieper, Aidan Evans, JayLea Isaac, and Jourdyn Cardon. The Utah FFA State Convention will be held in Cedar City March 8-10th. Good Luck at State!!!