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Orlando, Fla. – The Lake Butler FFA Chapter won the State Parliamentary Procedure Career Development Event. The chapter was honored at the 84th Annual State FFA Convention.

The Parliamentary Procedure Career Development Event teaches students to use parliamentary procedure to conduct an orderly and efficient business meeting, demonstrate knowledge of parliamentary law, and present a logical, realistic and convincing debate on motions. The contest also includes a team’s ability to record complete and accurate minutes. The event also serves as a leadership development activity.

The top four teams in the state received trophies and individual members of the first place team received trophies from the state sponsor, Florida Farm Bureau Federation. Other chapters in the top four were:

4th place: Sneads

3rd place: Strawberry Crest

2nd place: Lafayette

Lake Butler FFA Chapter team members include Ryan Perez, Kayla Freeman, Morgan Dukes, Michaela Joyner, Taylor Wilkins, William Brown, Case Emerson and Savannah Woodall.

For their success the state winning team also received a travel scholarship from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to help defray the cost of traveling to compete for the national title at the National FFA Convention in October.

About the Florida FFA State Convention

The annual state FFA convention is truly a week that absolutely everybody should experience.  FFA members come together to celebrate the achievements won by the past and present generations of agriculturalists, while continuing to develop their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success.  Honoring past and present accomplishments, FFA members, along with advisors, alumni, parents and supporters, will be inspired and motivated to take pride in our industry, serve our communities, and become leaders for the future.

About the Florida FFA Association

The Florida FFA Association is a premier youth, leadership organization with 16,000 middle and high school student members – as part of over 300 local FFA chapters across the state.  FFA members participate in nearly 50 leadership and career development events each year. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.


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