CASH STUDENTS AT SKILLS USA

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CASH STUDENTS AT SKILLS USA - Several Conenaut Area Senior High students attended the recent state Skills USA event after qualifying at Regional levels. the team above took part in the Chapter Business Procedure Contest. Student teams of six members demonstrated their knowledge of parliamentary procedure in both a written exam and a team demonstration. The written exam consisted of 100 questions related to materials found in Robert's Rules of Order—Newly Revised. Scores were averaged and included as part of the team's overall score. During the presentation, the team demonstrated the running of a typical business meeting using a standard order of business. The team must properly insert into the order of business the secretary's minutes, treasurer's report and business items identified by the technical committee. In addition to the debate and transaction of the business items, teams had tp also properly demonstrate at least 6 different parliamentary procedure motions, including at least one of each of the following: main, privileged, subsidiary, incidental and motions that bring back issues to the floor. Minutes of the demonstration were read by the secretary upon completion of the demonstration. Students, in photo are, from left - Wyatt Morus (CASH), Lexi Longstreth (Saegertown), Alexia Munoz (CASH), Colleen Freligh (CASH), Matt Morgan (CASH) and Austin Swartout (Saegertown). Gretchen Symons, the Director of the Office of Student Involvement from Allegheny College (a Conneaut Lake High School graduate).assisted the team in preparing. They won the Gold Medal at the state competition and will continue on to Kansas City, MO, June 23 – 28.