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Norris FFA Competes in Leadership Skills Events

Norris FFA Competes in Leadership Skills Events

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Norris FFA Competes in District Leadership Development Events

By Bella Suto


This past Monday, on January 20th, the Norris FFA Chapter hosted and competed in the District FFA Leadership Development Events. This involved students demonstrating their agricultural knowledge, as well as their public speaking skills. 

The results are as follows:

  • Conduct of Chapter Meeting Team (Parliamentary Procedure for freshmen) -   First place and state qualifier. Team members included Gus Boden, Autumn Weaver, Maesa Neal, Alexis Bryant, Kener Lovercheck, Charlotte Kasten, and Addison Harrifeld.

  • Senior Parliamentary Procedure (Parliamentary Procedure for sophomores-seniors) - 

First place and state qualifier.  Team members included Hunter DeBoer, Anna Rohrer, Cagney Ehlers, Bella Suto, Logan Thurber, and Chris Head.  

  • -Senior Parliamentary Procedure (Parliamentary Procedure for sophomores-seniors) - 

Second place and state qualifier.  Team members included Dawson Burenheide, Elizabeth Rohrer, Kaleb Fromme, Brett Heinrich, Seanna Woodward, and Noah Helmink.

  • -Extemporaneous Speaking - First place and state qualifier:  Noah Niemeyer.

 

Additional competitors in the team and individual events included: 

  • Ag Demonstration-Purple Ribbon 4th--CPR on a Dog

    • Emily Kerbs

    • Abbey Rohrer

  • Ag Demonstration--Blue Ribbon, 7th--Maintaining your Sickle 

    • Carter Rohrer

    • Daniel Oldemeyer

    • Luke Whipple

  • Bella Suto - Blue ribbon in Senior Public Speaking

  • Seanna Woodward - Purple ribbon in Employment Skills

  • Maesa Neal - White ribbon in Creed Speaking

  • Logan Thurber - Blue ribbon in Employment Skills

  • Brett Heinrich - Purple ribbon in Employment Skills

  • Elizabeth Rohrer - Red ribbon in Junior Public Speaking

  • Anna Rohrer - Blue ribbon in Extemporaneous Speaking

  • Erin Oldemeyer - Blue ribbon in Junior Public Speaking

  • Hunter DeBoer - Blue ribbon in Senior Public Speaking

Overall, the day proved to be a success for everyone involved. The Norris FFA chapter remains grateful for all those who participated in setting up, as well as cleaning up the event, along with everyone who contributed during the event, whether it was by directing students to the proper rooms or acting as judges. With such a success for their first year hosting, Norris is hopeful to be able to host more in the future. Above all, congratulations to all the students who participated in the individual and team events. Their hard work surely paid off and is even more evidence of great things to come.

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