MVCTC Diesel and Power Technology Ag Power Diagnostics Team Wins State FFA Contest

Englewood, Ohio –The Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC) Diesel Power Technologies team of Austin Jackson (Tipp City junior) and Jacob Phelps (Valley View senior) won the Ohio FFA Ag Power Diagnostics Career Development Event (CDE) on Friday, March 1, 2019, at the University of Northwest Ohio in Lima.

For the contest, the team is required to troubleshot two mechanical problems in each of five tractors. They had to identify the problems and fix them in less than 20 minutes. Before the contest, they took a test over tractor maintenance and repair.

Austin and Jacob will be recognized at the State FFA Convention on May 3, in Columbus.

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. The FFA motto is, “Learning to Do, Doing to Learn, Earning to Live, Living to Serve.”

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