Valley View- MVCTC FFA Chapter holds the 87th annual Parent-Member Banquet


The Valley View MVCTC FFA chapter recently held its 87th annual Parent-Member Banquet. Over 260 parents, members and guests were in attendance at Valley View High School. Highlights from the award ceremony include:

  • 2021-2022 Treasurer John Gilbert and Secretary Abby Shartle submitted officer books for district evaluations. They all earned a gold rating and were recognized at the 2022 Ohio State FFA Convention.
  • Graduate student Keith Kinner applied for their American Degrees to be received at the 2022 National FFA Convention
  • Mr. Chad Gilbert was inducted as the 2021 Honorary Degree Member.
  • Mr. Patrick McKee was recognized for her support throughout the past school year.
  • Senior Member John GIlbert was recognized for receiving 1st in the State for his State Ag Service SAE Proficiency Award.
  • Senior Member Grant Helsigner was recognized for receiving 4th in the State for his State Beef Entrepreneurship SAE Proficiency Award.


Scholarship Awards.

Scholarship is an important aspect in each student’s school career. The students in each class with the highest GPA were honored with the Scholarship Pin. These students were Baylee Foss- Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, Morgan Michael- Livestock Selection, Ross Michael- Agriculture Mechanics, Charity Moore and Kennedy Burr- Agriculture Business.

Honorary Chapter FFA Degree

Valley View MVCTC FFA Chapter is honored to have the opportunity to recognize local community members who are helping to advance the agricultural education program and the FFA Chapter, who have rendered outstanding service our students. This year we recognized Mr. Chad Gilbert. Valley View MVCTC would not be able to do special projects without all community members there to help along the way.

Star Awards

The star greenhand is awarded to the chapter's most active first-year member who has plans for a strong supervised agricultural experience program and has demonstrated leadership within the FFA. This year’s Star Greenhand is Kace Kozarec .


The star chapter farmer is awarded to the FFA member with the top production agriculture SAE program. The award recognizes achievement in both career and leadership development. This year’s Star Chapter Farmer is John Gilbert.


The Star Chapter in Agribusiness is awarded to The FFA  member with the best non-production entrepreneurship agribusiness SAE and proven leadership skills. It recognizes a member for pursuing a career in agribusiness. This year’s Star Chapter in Agribusiness is Grant Helsinger.


The Star Chapter in  Ag Placement is awarded to The FFA member with the best placement SAE program and proven leadership skills. The member’s placement experience can include paid labor hours or unpaid labor hours. This year’s star chapter ag placement is awarded to Morgan Michael


The chapter began the Lead like Levi award to honor Levi Montoya’s memory and award a student who is not afraid to pursue new career development events, organize FFA activities, and chooses to keep FFA a top priority. This year’s recipient is John Gilbert


Chapter Proficiency Awards

FFA Members applied to be recognized for their Supervised Agricultural Experience programs. The following students were selected in their respective categories.

  • Small Animal Placement- Kristen Dunn
  • Beef Production Entrepreneurship- Grant Helsinger
  • Beef Production Placement- Charity Moore
  • Ag Service Placement- John Gilbert
  • Swine Production Placement- Morgan Michael
  • Swine Production Entrepreneurship- Kennedy Burr
  • Outdoor Recreation Placement- Anthony Fisher
  • Diversified Horticulture Placement- Lexi Mullins
  • Agricultural Education- Gracie Shell
  • Food Science Entrepreneurship- Braydon Moore
  • Environment and Natural Resources Placement- Joey Sims
  • Equine Science Placement- Lauren Lawson


2020-21 Chapter Officers Installed

The 2020-21 chapter officers were installed. They are as follows: President-Braydon Moore, Vice President- Morgan Michae, Secretary- Baylee Foss, Treasurer- Kace Kozarec, Reporter- Lindie Helsinger, Sentinel- Lauren Lawson, Student Advisor- Alexis Sellars.

FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for “Premier Leadership, Personal Growth, and Career Success” through agricultural education.

Picture Caption: 2021-22 Valley View-MVCTC FFA Chapter