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 slope to determine the cropping practice of the soil. The team also determined the suitability of the soil for a homesite or septic tank.
Team members in front row: Rylee Allen, Reese Tupper, Abbie Moore and Katie Huff. The back row is Mr. John T. Kabat - co-FFA Advisor, Raquel Minor, Charlie Allen and Buddy Lamczyk.
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .