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Mission High School FFA Excels at Texas FFA Leadership Development Events

The Mission High School Sr. Parliamentary Procedure team advanced to the Texas FFA Leadership Development State Competition at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, TX by winning 1st place (Area Champions) during the Thanksgiving Break in one of the state’s 57 district competitions at the Area 10 competition.  Mission High School FFA placed 6th in the State-Semi Finals in the Sr. Chapter Conducting (Parliamentary Procedure) Contest.

This year there were 236 Senior Chapter Conducting (Parliamentary Procedure) teams that participated in this event and Mission was ranked in the top 12 teams in the State of Texas. More the 5,500 entries began the statewide tournament in 13 different events which reflect classroom instruction in basic leadership skills. Team members included: President- Arianna Pena, Vice-President- Sebastian Carrillo, Secretary- Leanna Pecina, Treasurer- Amelia Perez, Reporter- Jorge Calderon, Sentinel- Julian Arellano, and Student Advisor- Julissa Alvarez.

Parliamentary Procedure Teams conduct a chapter meeting to demonstrate knowledge of parliamentary law and the use of correct parliamentary procedures.  At the conclusion of the meeting, team members are asked questions regarding parliamentary law. The team members invest a lot of time studying, learning, and preparing for this extremely competitive event.

The Texas FFA is the nation’s largest state FFA associations with a membership of more than 119,000 active FFA members. FFA programs teach skills in leadership, career development and personal growth. FFA gives students the opportunity to practically apply classroom knowledge to real-world experiences through local, state and national competitions. Sam Houston State University has partnered with Texas FFA in hosting these competitions for more than 80 years.

The Texas FFA is one of the nation’s largest state FFA Associations with more than 119,000 members. FFA gives students the opportunity to apply practical classroom knowledge to real world experiences through local, state and national competitions. For more information about the Texas FFA Association, visit or

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