CASSTOWN — Recently several members of the Miami East-MVCTC FFA Chapter and the Newton FFA Chapter competed in the District 5 FFA Job Interview Career Development Event held at Preble Shawnee High School.
The Job Interview Career Development consists of designing a resume and cover letter, completing a job application, performing an interview, and composing a typed follow-up thank you note.
At Miami East, Emily Beal competed in the Division 4 (senior year) interview competition. She placed second in the district. She earned a plaque sponsored by the District 5 FFA Chapters. There were 22 participants.
Katie Bodenmiller competed in the Division 3 (junior year) interview competition. She placed 12th in the district. There were 16 participants.
Emily Thimmes competed in the Division 2 (sophomore year) contest and placed fifth in the district. There were 21 participants.
Kyle Elifritz competed in the Division 1 (freshman year) contest and placed 13th in the district. There were 19 participants.
At Newton, Garrison Willoughby competed in the Freshman division and placed 18th in the district.
Kacie Tackett competed in the Sophomore division and placed 15th in the district.
Emily McGlynn competed in the Junior division and placed 15th in the district.
Nick Hoover competed in the Senior division and placed 11th in the district.
The Newton agricultural education program is a satellite program of the Upper Valley Career Center.
District 5 consists of Miami, Montgomery, Preble, Darke, Shelby, Auglaize, and Mercer counties.