Miami East team qualifies for National Agriscience Fair

On Thursday, May 2 six members of the Miami East-MVCTC FFA Chapter participated in the State Agriscience Fair in Columbus. Members conducted a science research project related to the agricultural field. They constructed a display board and demonstrated their understanding of the scientific method during an interview.

Earning a gold rating and first place was a freshman team, consisting of Kelsey Kirchner and Katie Bendickson. The team qualified to apply for the National Agriscience Fair in October during the National FFA Convention. Kelsey and Katie’s research was “Who Nose Their Smells?” They surveyed various age groups on their preference of fresh citrus or oil aromas. They were recognized on stage at the State FFA Convention with a certificate and cash prize.

Also receiving a Silver Rating where the teams of Rian Kingrey and Olivia Edgell with their research project, “Dry Away the Germs” and Danielle Danielson and Brittany Taylor with their project, “Which Blanket is the Coolest.”

The Miami East Agricultural Education program is a satellite program of the Miami Valley Career Technology Center.

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