Versailles FFA competes in Parliamentary Procedure Contest


The Versailles FFA Varsity Parliamentary Procedure Team placing first in the county contest will move onto the district competition. Back row, left to right, Colin Batten, Gabe White and Dalton Hesson. Front row, left to right, Camile George, Elise George and Zoe Billenstein.

The Versailles FFA Varsity Parliamentary Procedure Team placing first in the county contest will move onto the district competition. Back row, left to right, Colin Batten, Gabe White and Dalton Hesson. Front row, left to right, Camile George, Elise George and Zoe Billenstein.


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The Versailles FFA eighth grade Parliamentary Procedure team placed first at the county level, and will be advancing to the district competition. Back row, left to right, Ethan Wilker, Jack Borchers and Isaac Brown. Front row, left to right, Jayna Luthman, Grace Borchers, Haley Mescher, Ava May and Ruth Smith.


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The Versailles FFA Eighth-Grade Parliamentary Procedure team placed second in their division. Back row, left to right, Sam Albers, Roger Winner and Ian Bergman. Front row, left to right, Eden Barga, Paige Gehret, Shawna Schmitmeyer, Ameila Grillot and Brooke Bergman.


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VERSAILLES — Versailles FFA members competed in the Darke County FFA Parliamentary Procedure Contest on Monday, Nov. 22.

As part of the Parliamentary Procedure contest, each team, consisting of six to eight members, was responsible for completing a fifteen-minute demonstration of parliamentary procedure that included using six different abilities and motions. Each student also took a test that assessed their knowledge of rules of order related to parliamentary procedure.

The varsity team consisted of chair Dalton Hesson, Secretary Elise George, and members Colin Batten, Zoe Billenstein, Gabe White, and Camille George. The team placed first overall in the county. The varsity team will move on to the district contest on Dec. 2.

Versailles FFA also had two teams competing in the first year, or Novice Division. Both teams were composed entirely of eighth graders. The first place team overall consisted of President Ethan Wilker, Vice President Jayna Luthman, Secretary Ruth Smith, Treasurer Ava May, Reporter Jack Borchers, Sentinel Isaac Brown, Student Adviser Grace Borchers, and member Haley Mescher. The second place overall team consisted of President Ian Bergman, Vice President Brooke Bergman, Secretary Shawna Schmitmeyer, Treasurer Roger Winner, Reporter Amelia Grillot, Sentinel Eden Barga, Student Adviser Paige Gehret, and member Sam Albers. The first place team will move on to the district contest on Dec. 2.

The Versailles FFA Varsity Parliamentary Procedure Team placing first in the county contest will move onto the district competition. Back row, left to right, Colin Batten, Gabe White and Dalton Hesson. Front row, left to right, Camile George, Elise George and Zoe Billenstein.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2021/11/web1_firstplace.jpgThe Versailles FFA Varsity Parliamentary Procedure Team placing first in the county contest will move onto the district competition. Back row, left to right, Colin Batten, Gabe White and Dalton Hesson. Front row, left to right, Camile George, Elise George and Zoe Billenstein. Courtesy photo

The Versailles FFA eighth grade Parliamentary Procedure team placed first at the county level, and will be advancing to the district competition. Back row, left to right, Ethan Wilker, Jack Borchers and Isaac Brown. Front row, left to right, Jayna Luthman, Grace Borchers, Haley Mescher, Ava May and Ruth Smith.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2021/11/web1_eighthgrade.jpgThe Versailles FFA eighth grade Parliamentary Procedure team placed first at the county level, and will be advancing to the district competition. Back row, left to right, Ethan Wilker, Jack Borchers and Isaac Brown. Front row, left to right, Jayna Luthman, Grace Borchers, Haley Mescher, Ava May and Ruth Smith. Courtesy photo

The Versailles FFA Eighth-Grade Parliamentary Procedure team placed second in their division. Back row, left to right, Sam Albers, Roger Winner and Ian Bergman. Front row, left to right, Eden Barga, Paige Gehret, Shawna Schmitmeyer, Ameila Grillot and Brooke Bergman.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2021/11/web1_eighthgrade2.jpgThe Versailles FFA Eighth-Grade Parliamentary Procedure team placed second in their division. Back row, left to right, Sam Albers, Roger Winner and Ian Bergman. Front row, left to right, Eden Barga, Paige Gehret, Shawna Schmitmeyer, Ameila Grillot and Brooke Bergman. Courtesy photo