The 87th Illinois FFA State Convention was held June 9-11 in Springfield, Illinois. Mt. Vernon FFA members who attended the 2015 Illinois FFA Convention included: Front Row: Jeffrey Sledge, Noah Kueker, Reed Capps, Chris Traub, Tyler Lane, Noah Capps, Luke Tennant, Ryan Burns, Reid Deichman, and Zach Willis. Back Row: Mr. John T. Kabat – FFA Advisor, Adrian Austin, Megan Reynolds, Ashtyn Dye, Hannah Wright, Anessa Montgomery, Justin Huff, Jimmy Smith, Aaron McCalla, Jacey House, Rachel Wright, Olivia Ashby, Harleigh Devor, Ella Warner, Shaylee Clinton, and Ms. Cherie Rogier – FFA Advisor. Not Pictured are Section 21 FFA . . .
June 25, 2015
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This footage provides members of our community a glimps of the "new" high school campus at 11101 North Wells Bypass as it grows from the ground up.
This video is another installment of many sure to follow that will be shot throughout various stages of construction -- concluding with the completed building and grounds.
The man behind the drone, Marty Cox a 1969 graduate of Mt. Vernon Township High School. Future versions will be . . .
Mt. Vernon Township High School agriculture teachers and FFA Advisors Mr. John Kabat and Ms. Cherie Rogier both received distinguished honors at the Illinois Association of Vocational Agriculture Teachers (IAVAT) Conference, held annually in June.
Mr. Kabat received a service award for his 30 years of membership to the IAVAT organization and agricultural education. He was also honored as the Illinois winner of the National Association of Agricultural Educators Outstanding Service Citation for his . . .