Walnut Grove FFA conduct of chapter meetings team placed third in state competition
SEDALIA, Mo., April 30, 2021 — The Walnut Grove FFA Chapter placed third in the FFA conduct of chapter meetings leadership development event at the 93rd Missouri FFA Convention.
Walnut Grove team members are Abby Coons, Lexi Buckner, Adeline Ashby, Raygan Dougherty, Abby Blakemore, Kaitlyn Dureault and Kinleigh Bolin. Walnut Grove’s advisor is Bruce Blakemore.
Participating teams present opening and closing ceremonies and demonstrate meeting procedure. Individual team members also take a written exam. Grand River Technical School sponsors this event and introduces ninth graders to parliamentary procedure.
The Missouri FFA has 25,662 members representing 351 chapters. The national organization has more than 760,000 members representing 8,739 chapters in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.
The FFA makes 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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Front from left are Advisor Bruce Blakemore, Kaitlyn Dureault, Adeline Ashby, Lexi Buckner, Abby Coons, Advisor Emily Koch.
Back from left are Raygan Dougherty, Abby Blakemore, Kinleigh Bolin, Kiersten Leeper, Annika Vinson.