RV FFA competes in district contests

The Ridge View FFA chapter traveled to Lake View March 3 for the Northwest District FFA Convention.

The Conduct of Meetings team won their contest, receiving a gold rating and will advance to state. Conduct of Meetings is where seven members demonstrate how to hold a meeting and answer questions afterwards.

The Parliamentary Procedures team won their contest, receiving a gold rating and will advance to state. In the Parliamentary Procedure contest, five members demonstrate how to properly handle certain abilities and then answer questions afterward.

Connor Pickhinke competed in extemporaneous speaking. He received a gold rating. Extemporaneous speaking is where a person gets 30 minutes to prepare a four- to six-minute speech. Connor was elected to represent the Northwest District as the sentinel.

Russell Brummer received first place in the chapter quiz, and Katlyn Wiese was second. Klint and Kolton Blum served as voting delegates on a matter being discussed within the district.

All members who participated in the 2018 Northwest Iowa District Convention and placed first will be traveling to Ames for the state competition on April 23 and 24.