Congratulations to the Mt. Vernon FFA Livestock Judging Team which placed 1st in the State at the University of Illinois on April 26, 2013. The team consisted of Adrian Austin – 2nd place individual, Brooke Phillips – 15th individual, Myles Tate – 16th individual, Megan Reynolds, and Augusto Navarro.
The team competed with reasons division which allowed the students to judge the animals and then talk about three of the nine classes of animals. The students competed against over 550 students from across Illinois. The team will now advance to the National Competition at Louisville, Kentucky the last week of October. . . .
Student, Javontay Moss recently spent the day at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, IL. He is seen here with Majority Leader James Clayborne. Javontay was invited to attend the Annual Legislative Days of the Illinois Rental Dealers Association by David Keen, President of the Association.
Continental Tire (CTNA) - Maintenance Apprenticeships
In the summer after High School Graduation, summer 2013, selected Apprentices would be required to complete the new employee safety training at Continental Tire, testing and registration at Rend Lake College. If the Apprentice has achieved 18 years of age they would be required to work on a full time basis at Continental Tire at a rate of $16.30 per hour and would receive other full time benefits associated with employment at Continental Tire. Additionally . . .