Ebbesmyer of Paris Chapter named State FFA Vice President
SEDALIA, Mo., April 30, 2021 – During the 93rd Missouri FFA Convention, Chris Ebbesmyer was named the 2021-2022 State FFA Vice President. Ebbesmyer is a member of the Paris FFA Chapter. His parents are James and Marie Ebbesmyer of Paris. His advisors are Josh Bondy and Audrey Nobis.
Ebbesmyer’s supervised agricultural experience program includes working at Hopewell Farms, Paris, where his duties consist of mowing and trimming lawns and maintaining ornamental garden areas.
During high school, Ebbesmyer served as chapter 1st vice president and vice president, and area 1st vice president.
Ebbesmyer participated at state in agricultural issues forum and FFA knowledge leadership development events, and poultry career development events. His team placed third in agricultural issues forum LDE, and received a Group I individual rating in FFA knowledge LDE and poultry CDE. Ebbesmyer won the area turf grass management proficiency award. He is a graduate of Helping Youth Maximize Agricultural eXperiences Academy.
In addition to FFA, Ebbesmyer served as student council president and treasurer, Future Business Leaders of Tomorrow vice president and treasurer, and class treasurer and representative. He is also a member of National Honor Society and Fellowship of Christan Athletes. He participated in band, football, basketball, baseball and golf. Ebbesmyer also serves as an altar boy and musician for his church.
After graduating high school, Ebbesmyer’s plans include attending the University of Missouri, Columbia, to study parks, recreation and sport recreation administration. Ebbesmyer said he plans to continue to be active in the agricultural industry.
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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