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Officers

The 2019-2020 Officer application is now available. Only a student who will be going into the 10th, 11th, or 12th grade for the upcoming school year may apply to be an officer. Potential incoming officers must have participated in a minimum of 60 percent of all activities for the FFA as well as at least 2 extracurricular events such as, but not limited to, Career Development Events, Speaking Events, AgriScience Fair, FISD Show Team, or competed in a Leadership Development Event for the current school year. To be eligible for office, the candidate must hold the minimum of the Greenhand degree. To be eligible to hold the office of the President, the candidate must hold the minimum of the Chapter degree prior to the application due date. This will be confirmed by the FFA Chapter Advisor of the Frisco Heritage FFA Chapter. Additionally, only incoming juniors or seniors will be eligible to fulfill the position of President. Therefor if you will be a sophomore for the upcoming school year, you are not eligible to serve as the chapter president; you are however, eligible for other officer positions.


The results are of the officer application and election process are an accumulation of scores earned by the candidate to fulfill the listed offices of the Frisco Heritage FFA Chapter. The candidate earning the highest cumulative score will serve as the President. The positions following the role of president will be filled from highest to lowest score in the following order; 1) President 2) Vice President 3) Secretary 4) Treasurer 5) Reporter 6) Sentinel 7) Student Advisor. If the candidate with the highest score is either a sophomore and/or does not maintain the Chapter degree or higher, they will be placed in the next highest office. Only a junior or senior holding the Chapter degree or higher is eligible to serve in the office of the President per the FFA constitution and bylaws.


All Frisco Heritage FFA Officers are required to attend the FISD FFA Officer Camp in Frisco during the summer the date for this is still to be determined.


Application Instructions and Process-

Items to be completed and a hard copy turned in to room A126 or the front office to be placed in the FFA Advisors mailbox. Please turn in all completed forms together (at one time). All of the paperwork listed below is DUE by 4:15 PM on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Any items not turned in by the prescribed due date will result in the removal of the candidate from the election process for the current election cycle.

All hard copy and online documents are DUE Wednesday, April 3, 2019

You must use your school email to access the links below and you will also need to create a copy in your google drive to be able to input information into them.


Item 1- - Officer Handbook and  Officer Contract (click on the link to get to the documents)

Item 2- Copy of your  4th 6 weeks report card

Item 3- Officer Biography (must use the template provided on this link https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KDWDNdwjxCOrn3zIBVAfwWXsu8ZJI90qtqkzJxFLse8/edit?usp=sharing )


The following items are to be completed online;

- Frisco Heritage FFA Officer Application https://forms.gle/Uui9pX2sH3KxKNsg7

You must use your school email to access the google form and complete the officer application.

- Teacher Recommendations: This will be completed by the three teachers indicated by the student in their online application. The Frisco Heritage FFA Chapter Advisor(s) may not complete letters of recommendation for Frisco Heritage FFA Chapter elections. Candidates must choose a one teacher from each of the following categories for a total of three letters of recommendations. The letters of recommendation are solely used to determine if there are any concerns for the candidate serving as Chapter Officer and no points are awarded from the teacher recommendations. The FFA Advisor will send the link to the three teachers indicated by the candidate on their online application. 1) Core HHS teacher 2) HHS CTEC/Elective teacher 3) FISD CTEC teacher

The following items will need to be completed in person;

- Officer Candidate Exam: The exam will contain 50 questions in a Multiple Choice format. 25 questions will test for the candidates understanding of Parliamentary Procedure (25% of the final score) and the second set of 25 questions will test the candidate's knowledge of FFA history and current issues of the organization and local Chapter (25% of the final score). The exam will be taken at a time to be determined.

- Officer Candidate Interview: Interviews will be conducted Date to be determined. Assigned times will be given out after all application have been turned in on April 3rd. All Interviews will be conducted by 2-4 FISD teachers or administrators. The interview panel will use the officer candidate’s application to tailor questions so please take the application serious and present yourself to your fullest potential showcasing your abilities and passion for the FFA. The average of the judge’s scores will be given as the final interview score of the candidate comprising 35% of the final score of the candidate.

 

 

 

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