Enslow of East Newton Chapter named State FFA Vice President
SEDALIA, Mo., April 30, 2021 – During the 93rd Missouri FFA Convention, Vanessa Enslow was named the 2021-2022 State FFA Vice President. Porter is a member of the East Newton FFA Chapter. Her parents are Richard and Melissa Enslow of Neosho. Her advisors are Steven Lovday and Bryan Nelson.
Enslow’s supervised agricultural experience program includes owning a herd of registered Boer goats, registered Beefmaster cattle and a small flock of laying hens. She also works at Blue Eye Farms, Neosho, and Trammell Ranch, Stark City.
During high school, Enslow served as chapter president, vice president, and reporter, and area secretary.
Enslow participated in forestry, dairy cattle evaluation, food science and technology, and poultry career development events; and FFA creed speaking, agricultural issues forum, and extemporaneous public speaking leadership development events. In the state poultry CDE, she placed fifth individually and received a Group I individual rating. She also participated in the Missouri Sheep Producers FFA Speaking Contest. Enslow won the area goat production entrepreneurship. She was named Chapter Star Greenhand and Chapter Star Farmer. She attended Washington Leadership Conference.
In addition to FFA, Enslow was a member of art club, students opposed to drug abuse, National Honor Society. She participated in Missouri Girls State. Outside of school, she is a member of East Newton 4-H Club, Beefmaster Breeders United, American Boer Goat Association, and Southwest Missouri Meat Goat Producers Association.
After graduating high school, Enslow’s plans include attending Crowder College, Neosho, to study veterinary technology, and transfer to Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma. Enslow said she hopes to become a veterinarian and grow her Boer goat and Beefmaster herds.
The Missouri FFA has 25,662 members representing 351 chapters. The national organization has more than 760,000 members representing 8,739 chapters in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.
The 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.
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