The Holston FFA Chapter placed 2nd in the Virginia State Parliamentary Procedure Leadership Development Event on Saturday March 18, 2012. The six student team traveled to Turner Ashby High School and competed against eight of the most competitive FFA chapters in Virginia. Parliamentary Procedure is one of the most challenging competitions in the FFA which takes more preparation than any other and is often referred to as the “Super Bowl” of Career Development Events. The Virginia FFA Parliamentary Procedure event tests students' ability to effectively communicate ideas and to think critically to solve a problem during business a meeting. Components included a general knowledge exam of parliamentary law, a ten minute demonstration of parliamentary procedure, and oral questions. By placing 2nd the Holston FFA has the opportunity to represent Virginia at the Eastern States Exposition in Springfield, Massachusetts this September.
Team members were: Allie C., Morgan T., Maggie B., Marissa P., Morgan K., and Trayton M. with Coach Lawrence Cox.