Milton-Union MVCTC FFA chapter wins awards

WEST MILTON — The Milton-Union MVCTC FFA chapter attended Ohio’s State FFA Convention on May 5- 6. The Convention was held at the Ohio State fairgrounds.

The Convention was held at the Ohio State fairgrounds.

Members that attended the Convention were: Abby Hissong, Kassidy Thompson, Arianna Hinkle, Jessica Leffew, Tyler Pratt, Jacob Hornberger, Daniel Albaugh, Emily Hornberger, Rachel Thompson, Destanie Brown, Maya Stewart, Eryn Oldham, Joel Cress, Webb Kress, and Kamron Paulus.

On Thursday morning, Abby Hissong competed in the State Agriscience Fair with her project which focused on the rate of germination in varying temperatures. She received a Silver Rating in her category.

At the first session, students Jacob Hornberger and Tyler Pratt received the Chapter’s Recognition for donations of $200 or more to both the Children’s Hospital and to CROP/CWS.

On Friday, the students attended the fourth session where officers who received gold ratings were announced. The 2015-16 Chapter Treasurer, Daniel Albaugh, received recognition for his gold rating on the Treasurer’s notebook, Chapter Secretary Abby Hissong received a gold rating on her Secretary’s Book, and Chapter Reporter Jessica Leffew received a gold rating on the Chapter Scrapbook. At the fifth and final session, Milton-Union MVCTC FFAMember and Chapter President, Kamron Paulus received the Chapter’s first-ever State Degree. We were honored to have Kamron represent the Chapter on such a prestigious degree.

The National FFA Organization (formerly known as Future Farmers of America) provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural education. Today, there are 579,678 FFA members in grades seven through 12 who belong to one of 7,570 local FFA chapters throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.