Ag Olympics


Englewood, Ohio - March 14, 2024—The Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC) FFA celebrated FFA Week with the Ag Olympics. Combining fun and competition, the Ag Olympics showcased the talents of FFA members in various agricultural-themed games.


The event featured a series of challenges, including the Hay Bale Toss, Find the Needle in the Haystack, Relay Race, Ag Headbands, Nutstacker, Pin the Tail on the Pig, and Piston Putt Putt. FFA labs participated in these friendly competitions, vying to win exciting FFA prizes.


In addition to the spirited games, FFA demonstrated its commitment to community support by raising approximately $200 for the Alumni Association. Students generously donated a dollar each, with the opportunity to vote for which instructor would kiss Pippy the Pig. Mr. Shuman, the Diesel Power Technologies Instructor, emerged as the victor from the Junior Ag Olympics, while Mr. Hershburger was honored by the Senior Ag Olympics.


The MVCTC FFA Officers expressed, "Thank you to the officers, instructors, and students for an AG-mazing day!"


The MVCTC FFA Advisors Joe Beringer, Christy Blauvelt, Rebecca Carman, Bill Hershberger, Christa Nealeigh, Nick Shuman, and Eva Wiley did a great job organizing the events for the students.


About FFA Week"

National FFA Week is significant for FFA members nationwide to highlight the organization's pivotal role in fostering future leaders and promoting agricultural education. Established in 1948 to honor Washington's agricultural legacy, this tradition underscores the multifaceted aspects of agriculture, encompassing science, business, and more.


About MVCTC:

For over 45 years, MVCTC has been a leading provider of career technical education across Southwest Ohio. Serving 27 partner school districts in Darke, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, and Warren counties, MVCTC is committed to equipping high school and adult students with the skills necessary for in-demand jobs and college readiness.