Thursday, November 9, 2017

Tri-Village MVCTC FFA competitive in Raleigh, North Carolina

Tri-Village MVCTC FFA General Livestock Judging Team competed in the Southeastern Regional Livestock Judging Contest in Raleigh, North Carolina. The team consisted of team of Brittany Brewer, Brenden Durst, Jared Godown and Jonathon Crawford. Pictured with Ag Education teacher Mr. Justin Slone.
Raleigh, North Carolina – The Tri-Village MVCTC FFA chapter earned the chance to compete in the Southeastern Regional Livestock Judging Contest, after placing sixth in the state of Ohio in April 2017. On October 28, the team of Brittany Brewer, Brenden Durst, Jared Godown and Jonathon Crawford were named the 11th High Points Team in the contest! The team was also awarded 4th High Points Team in Goats, 8th High Points Team in Swine, 8th High Points Team in Sheep, and 13th High Points in Cattle! Individual success’ included; Brenden Durst: 6th High Individual in Goats and 14th High Individual in Swine. Jared Godown was consistently in the Top 25 Individuals for each species and Brittany Brewer and Jonathon Crawford increased their Personal Best Reasons scores carrying the team to 13th High Points Team! TV-MVCTC FFA Competed against teams from Florida, Maryland, Virginia, Indiana, Pennsylvania, both Carolina’s and many more.

The team also competed in the Clinton Central FFA Stockman Contest in Frankfort, Indiana to prepare for North Carolina. The team scored in the Top 20 at the Stockman Contest! This was an outstanding learning experience for the team as they judged shoulder to shoulder with collegiate teams like Kansas State, Ohio State, Western Illinois and Virginia Tech.

As one of the largest providers of agriculture education in the state, MVCTC had over 250 FFA students attend the National Convention. MVCTC provides agriculture education to over 1,000 middle and high school students in the Miami Valley. This includes middle and high school programs at 12 satellite locations and high school junior and senior programs in six career areas on the main campus in Englewood. he Tri-Village Agriculture Education Department and FFA are a satellite program of Miami Valley Career Technology Center.

The National FFA Organization provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural education to 653,359 student members who belong to one of 8,568 local FFA chapters throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The organization is also supported by 344,239 alumni members in 2,051 alumni chapters throughout the U.S.

What started almost 50 years ago as the Montgomery County Joint Vocational School (JVS) has transformed into the Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC). While the name has changed, the mission remains the same. MVCTC is dedicated to providing training for in-demand jobs and college-readiness skills for high school and adult students across Darke, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, and Warren Counties.

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