Officers of Marion-Florence FFA chapter placed second Friday among 26 teams at the South Central District FFA Leadership Conference in Arkansas City.
Marion placed fourth in parliamentary procedure, first in the FFA information contest, and eighth in the ritual contest.
Students competing in the parliamentary procedure contest were required to take a test over parliamentary procedure and then perform a ten-minute demonstration of 10 different parliamentary motions.
The FFA information contest consisted of a 100-question test over FFA organization, officers, history, official functions, and current programs and awards. Students in the ritual contest were required to perform the opening ceremony used at FFA meetings and official functions.
Individually, Nick Meyer placed second in the FFA information test and Jessie Taylor placed sixth.
Additional students competing for Marion included Jacob Cope, Derrick Dvorak, Clark Kroupa, Aaron Molleker, and Caitlyn Maloney.
Marion also competed in the public speaking career development event. Seth Snelling received eighth place in the freshman division with a speech about wind turbines. Meyer placed fourth in the sophomore division with a speech on diesel engine emissions.