The November 2013 Miami East-MVCTC FFA Member of the Month is Kelsey Kirchner. She is the daughter of David and Kathy Kirchner of Conover. She is a sophomore and second year member of the Miami East-MVCTC FFA Chapter.
Kirchner recently participated in the 2013 National FFA Agriscience Fair with her partner, Katie Bendickson, in at the National FFA Convention in Louisville. The team placed 4th in the area of Food Science, Division 3. The team qualified for the National FFA Agriscience Fair because they placed first in the State Agriscience Fair in May.
Kirchner has also participated in the FFA’s State FFA Convention, FFA Camp, and Parliamentary Procedures Career Development Event. Kirchner’s Supervised Agricultural Experience Program consists of Kelsey’s K-9 Kookies. She bakes and markets homemade dog treats at several local farmers markets and through social media.
Every month of the school year the Miami East-MVCTC FFA will select a student to be the FFA Member of the Month. The officer team will nominate one student that has been actively involved in the FFA chapter, school and community activities. If selected, the member will be recognized at the monthly FFA meeting, have their picture displayed in the Miami East Ag Room, and will receive a special accolade in celebration of their accomplishment.