Tag: Miami East-MVCTC FFA

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Miami East FFA raises funds for Heifer International

The Miami East-MVCTC FFA Chapter, along with a friendly herd of (plywood) cows, is seeking greener pastures for cows in third world countries. Presently, the FFA members at Miami East High School are soliciting donations for Heifer International. The goal of the Heifer International: Greener Pastures Program is to generate $1,000 that will provide 2 [...]

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District Job Interview sees Miami East-MVCTC FFA’ers compete

Several members of the Miami East-MVCTC FFA Chapter recently competed in the District 5 FFA Job Interview Career Development Event held at Preble Shawnee High School. The Job Interview Career Development consists of designing a resume and cover letter, completing a job application, performing an interview, and composing a typed follow-up thank you note. Emily [...]

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Zowalak named Miami East Member of the Month

The October 2015 Miami East-MVCTC FFA Member of the Month is Zach Zowalak. He is the son of Mark and Gretchen Kowalak. He is a freshman and first year member of the Miami East-MVCTC FFA Chapter. Zach recently participated in the district urban soils Career Development Event. He also attended the State Greenhand Conference, Covington [...]

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(L to R) Katie Bodenmiller, Nathan Teeters, Katie Bendickson, Emily Beal, Alyssa Westgerdes, Emma Linn, Hunter Sharp, and Kelsey Kirchner

Miami East recognized by National FFA

The National FFA Organization recently announced the results of the National FFA Evaluations. Miami East-MVCTC FFA Chapter was selected as a 3-Star National Chapter for the National FFA Chapter Award Program. A 3-star is the highest award a chapter can be recognized for in the National Chapter process.  In order to be considered for such [...]

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Miami East FFA members attend State Greenhand Conference

On Saturday, September 12, 12 Miami East-MVCTC FFA Greenhands attended the 2015 State Greenhand Conference hosted by the Versailles FFA Chapter.  The theme was “First Down and Life To Go,” and the conference offered workshops for the first-year agricultural education students to learn about opportunities in the FFA, setting goals, developing communication skills, and working [...]

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FFA Jackets were donated to Lane Davis (left) and Zac Gordon (right) from the Farm Credit Services of Mid-America

Farm Credit Services donates FFA jackets to Miami East

Recently, Farm Credit Services of Mid-America donated FFA jackets to two members of the Miami East-MVCTC FFA Chapter. The jackets were made available through a special project of the Ohio FFA Foundation. The Blue Jackets Program was founded to help new FFA members earn their first FFA jacket. Participating FFA members pledge to meet the [...]

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Miami East High School students that placed in the Top 4 in their respected proficiency areas are (Front row, L to R) Kelsey Kirchner, Olivia Edgell, Miranda Maggart, (Back row, L to R) Katie Bendickson, Emily Beal, Nathan Teeters, and Hannah Wilson

Miami East takes part in state FFA evaluations

The State FFA Evaluations were recently held at the Ohio FFA Center in Columbus, Ohio.  Several members of the Miami East-MVCTC FFA Chapter competed in various competitions.  Members became eligible for State Evaluations by placing at District Evaluations in February. American FFA Degree – Kolin Bendickson and Daniel Bodenmiller, graduates of Miami East High School, [...]

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Members submitting an application in the Proficiency Awards were: (front row, L to R) Madeline Davis, Hannah Wilson, Katie Bendickson, Kelsey Kirchner (back row, L to R) Carly Gump, Olivia Edgell, Colin Gump, Emily Beal, and Miranda Maggart. Not pictured was Nathan Teeters.

Miami East-MVCTC FFA fairs well in evaluations

The Miami East-MVCTC FFA Chapter recently competed in the District 5 Evaluations of the Ohio FFA Association at the Greene County Career Center in Xenia.  Several members of the chapter worked extra hard on their Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) record to prepare their applications for awards and degrees. Three 2014-15 Chapter Officers that submitted books [...]

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Sue Deaton (left) and Kathy Van Cauwenbergh (right) played Basket Bingo at the FFA Alumni Basket Bingo.

“Basket Bingo” to be hosted by ME-MVCTC FFA alumni

The Miami East FFA Alumni Chapter is sponsoring a Basket Bingo on Sunday, January 25th at 2 p.m. in the Miami East Junior High Auditeria. Doors will open at 1:30 and guests should enter through the east door of the junior high. Beautiful and functional Longaberger baskets will be the prize for the 20 games, with [...]

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Large grant awarded to Miami East-MVCTC FFA member

A $1,000 grant has been awarded to FFA member Kelsey Kirchner of Conover, OH, by the Rabo AgriFinance through the National FFA Organization. The SAE Grant is designed to help FFA members create and enhance their supervised agricultural experience (SAE), a requirement that all FFA members must complete. An SAE requires FFA members to create [...]

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