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Mt. Vernon FFA and Alumni donate to Texas Agriculture Education Disaster Relief Fund

The Mt. Vernon FFA and the Mt. Vernon FFA Alumni donated $2212.00 to the Texas Agricultural Education Disaster Relief Fund during the third week of October. The Mt. Vernon FFA students wanted to help the students in Texas due to the . . .

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Mt. Vernon FFA earns 1st Place at Section 21 Land Use CDE

  The Mt. Vernon FFA Land Use Team placed 1st out of the 16 schools in Section 21 in October near Kaskaskia College . The team worked with texture and structure of the soil. The team figured the C value of the soil with the percent . . .

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Congratulations to the Mt. Vernon FFA Horse Evaluation team

Congratulations to the Mt. Vernon FFA Horse Evaluation team which placed 13th in State at Black Hawk East College near Kewanee, Illinois. Reid Deichman placed 1st in the competition out of over 360 individuals. This is the second year in a . . .

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Mt. Vernon FFA Members Attend Woman Changing the Face of Agriculture Conference

The sixth annual Women Changing the Face of Agriculture conference took place on March 6 at the Bone Student Center at Illinois State University in Normal, Ill. The event provided young women professional development and networking . . .

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Mt. Vernon FFA Parliamentary Procedures takes First at Section Event

Mt. Vernon FFA Wins Section Parliamentary Procedures Career Development Event

The Mt. Vernon FFA chapter competed in the Section 21 FFA Parliamentary Procedure Career Development Event (CDE) on January 14, 2015 at Kaskaskia College. The Parliamentary Procedure CDE allows students interested in agribusiness to . . .

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Mt. Vernon FFA Alum are "GOLD"

Congratulations to the Mt. Vernon FFA Alumni which will receive one of the top two Gold FFA Alumni Chapters in Illinois on Friday night at the Illinois FFA Alumni Conference in Decatur, IL. This is a very special award and all parents and . . .

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Ag Issues Team Competes at Nationals

The Mount Vernon FFA placed 20th in the nation at the National Ag Issues Competition on October 29, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky. Ag Issues is a debate like competition where FFA members discuss an important issue in the agricultural . . .

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Horse Judging Team places 6th at State

The Mount Vernon FFA competed in the State Horse Judging CDE on Saturday, September 13th. The team placed 6th overall. Congratulations to Reid Deichman who placed 1st overall.  Team members were Reid Deichman (1st place individual), . . .

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Mt. Vernon FFA Attends Greenhand Workshop

Members of the Mt. Vernon FFA Chapter attended the SIU FFA Greenhand Workshop and Chapter Officer Leadership Training held at Southern Illinois University Carbondale on Tuesday, September 16, 2014.  The event was hosted by Collegiate . . .

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Mt. Vernon FFA attends 86th Illinois FFA Convention

at Prairie Capitol Convention Center in Springfield

The Mt. Vernon FFA Chapter from Mt. Vernon High School had a very successful 86 th Illinois FFA convention. The Mt. Vernon FFA had 21 recognitions at the Illinois FFA Convention with 22 FFA members in attendance. The following . . .

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Mount Vernon FFA Chapter -- State Record Book competition

Karli Verheyen from the Mount Vernon FFA Chapter, competed in the State Record Book competition on April 5, 2014 at U of I. Karli's record book and her individual interview, won her 2nd place in the State of Illinois in the record book . . .

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District Proficiency Awards at Benton High School

Congratulations to the MVTHS FFA who participated in the District Proficiency Awards at Benton High School. The MVTHS FFA had five students who entered with several project books. Karli Verheyen placed 1st in Equine Science and she will . . .

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Mount Vernon FFA attends the 86th National FFA Convention

The Mount Vernon FFA attended the 86th National FFA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky, on October 30 through November 1st. The 20 FFA members was treated with an amazing time, they explored the expo, shopped at the many stores, and attended . . .

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Mt. Vernon Places in top 10

Our State Horse Evaluation team placed 8th out of the 63 high schools in the competition at Black Hawk East College near Kewanee, Illinois on Sept. 14, 2013. Reid Deichman placed 3rd place individual out of 315 competitors. The other team . . .

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Mt. Vernon FFA Chapter Attends the 85th Illinois State Convention

The Mount Vernon FFA chapter won 21 awards at the 85th Illinois FFA State Convention. Bottom Row from left to right - Cherie Rogier, Sam Schnautz, Wyatt Capps, Betsy Kueker, Brooke Phillips, Myles Tate, and John Kabat. Middle row from left to . . .

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Congrats to the Mt. Vernon FFA Alumni

Congratulations to the Mt. Vernon FFA Alumni and support group which placed 1st in Illinois at the annual FFA Alumni Convention. This was quite an honor for our community. We are still looking for more membership in our alumni which includes . . .

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FFA National Convention

The Mt. Vernon FFA sent 21 students to the 84th National FFA Convention at Indianapolis, IN on October 19-21, 2011. The students from Mt. Vernon High School were recognized as a three star gold FFA Chapter. The Mt. Vernon FFA is one of the . . .

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