Miller of Eldon Chapter named State FFA First Vice President
SEDALIA, Mo., April 30, 2021 – During the 93rd Missouri FFA Convention, Abigail Miller was named the 2021-2022 State FFA 1st Vice President. Miller is a member of the Eldon FFA Chapter. Her parents are Chuck and Christi Miller of Olean. Her advisors are Gary Reichel, Jason Twenter and Nick Parks.
Miller’s supervised agricultural experience program consists of a herd of Red Angus and SimAngus cattle, and exhibits goats and pigs. She also sells eggs and Cornish Cross broilers. Additionally, she works for The Covered Bridge Market, Russellville; Brookshire Hills Farms, Olean; and her family’s farm.
During high school, Miller served as chapter president, junior president and junior historian, and area president.
Miller participated at state in the agricultural issues forum and FFA knowledge leadership development events, and meats evaluation career development event. She won the Missouri Pork Producers FFA Pork Speaking Contest, and participated in the Missouri Farm Bureau Public Speaking Contest and Missouri Cattle Industry Speaking Contest. Miller won the area diversified livestock production proficiency award. She was named Area Star in Agribusiness and Chapter Star Greenhand. She also is a graduate of Missouri Agribusiness Academy.
In addition to FFA, Miller served as executive student council president, spanish club vice president, and speech and theater strategy officer. She was a member of National Honor Society and science club. She participated in band and softball. Outside of school, Miller is a member of Missouri Farm Bureau and First Baptist Church of Eldon.
After graduating high school, Miller’s plans include attending the University of Missouri, Columbia, to study animal science and spanish. She then hopes to attend graduate school to study wildlife biology.
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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