On Thursday, May 1st, ten 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 third place was a freshman team, consisting of Emma Linn and Alyssa Westgerdes. Their research was “The pH of Peppers” They tested the pH of various peppers to before and after cooking. They were recognized on stage at the State FFA Convention with a certificate and cash prize.
Also receiving a Bronze Rating where the teams of Rian Kingrey and Olivia Edgell with their research project, “What’s Poppin’?”, Daniel Bodenmiller and Kendra Beckman with their project “Is Your Vitamin C Purple?”, Kelsey Kirchner and Katie Bendickson with their project “Why Dye?” and Lindsey Roeth and Casey Copeland with their project, “Water: Killer or Helper?”
The Miami East Agricultural Education program is a satellite program of the Miami Valley Career Technology Center.