Henderson places fourth in the Missouri FFA Creed speaking competition

Henderson places fourth in the Missouri FFA Creed speaking competition

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Joyce Cutright: 417-880-2625
Jeremy Whistance: 573-268-0009
Email: convention.media@missouriffa.org
Website: Convention.MissouriFFA.org

COLUMBIA, Mo., April 22, 2022 —Emma Henderson of the Jamesport FFA Chapter places fourth in the creed speaking leadership development event at the 94th Missouri FFA Convention. Sixteen students from six districts were selected to compete at the state level. The Jamesport FFA advisor is Loren Meservey.

The competition requires contestants to recite the FFA Creed. Speakers then answer a series of questions based on their interpretation of the creed. A panel of judges determines each participant’s score. Participating FFA members gain self-confidence, sharpen their ability to think quickly and hone presentation skills. MFA, Inc. sponsors the event.

The Missouri FFA has 25,626 members representing 353 chapters. The national organization has more than 735,000 members representing 8,817 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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