Greene Days are for sophomores interested in
attending the Greene County Career Center. Students will visit
two programs while attending a Greene Day. Sign and have your high school counselor fax the registration form registration form to Mrs. Baughn. Students
wanting to visit who do not attend one of the Greene County public schools need to contact Mrs. Baughn at email@example.com.
Greene Days will occur on February 11, March 11 April 8 and May 1.
Longtime Greene County Career Center and Xenia Community Schools board member William Spahr was recently recognized by the National FFA Organization with the prestigious Honorary American FFA Degree. This award is given to those who advance agriculture education and FFA through outstanding personal commitment.
Aviation History and Technology History classes recently visited Grimes Field in Urbana to see a World War II B-17 Flying Fortress in restoration. The trip included presentations from the restoration team and experts on the history of the plane "Champaign Lady."
Xenia FFA Chapter members Sarah Harner and Hannah Rasey placed foruth in the 2014 Nationall Agriscience Fair on the 87th National FFA Convention and Expo in Louisville, Ky. The fair is a competition for FFA members who are interested in the science and technology of agriculture. The pair competed in the area of Plant Systems and conducted research on the conventional versus hydroponic gardening.
Sponsored by Finally Home Farm, a military equine-assisted therapy program is coming to GCCC's Agricultural Research Center. The program works with the Dayton Veteran's Administration office to provide mental health care for military veterans who may be suffering from emotional wounds such as post traumatic stress, traumatic brain injury and psychological trauma. The equine therapy program is directed by Tim Spradlin, an EAGALA certified equine specialist, retired Air Force reservist and combat veteran. A media kickoff was held on Nov. 7.
Allison Rapp and Mikal Porter of the Xenia FFA took top honors at the District 9 FFA Job Interview Career Development Event. The contest was held at Hillsboro High School.
The team of Ethan Pitzer, Destiny Anderson, Alyson Martinez and Jordan Gerhardt took second at the FFA District Forestry Career Development Event at Hocking College. The team also placed 28th in the state CDE while Ethan Pitzer was 10th in the online examination.