Campbell of Cass Career Center FFA Chapter named Area 7 Star in Agribusiness
SEDALIA, Mo., May 1, 2021 — The Missouri FFA Association recognized Trevor Owen Campbell of the Cass Career Center FFA Chapter as the Area 7 Star in Agribusiness at the 93rd Missouri FFA Convention. His parents are Jim and Becky Campbell of Harrisonville. His advisors are Jason Dieckhoff and Marshall Streit.
Area Stars in Agribusiness are selected based upon outstanding achievement in work experience in an agricultural business as part of a student’s supervised agricultural experience program and active participation in FFA. Area 7 includes 25 chapters in the Central District.
MFA Inc., Columbia, sponsors the 16 area Star in Agribusiness awards as well as the State Star in Agribusiness Award.
Campbell’s SAE involves his small engine repair and lawn care services. His project began by purchasing, repairing and selling used lawn mowers. He now works on larger engines, such as four-wheelers. In addition, Campbell maintains half-a-dozen lawns with a mower he repaired.
Campbell currently serves as chapter president and area parliamentarian, and previously served as chapter treasurer. He participated at state in soils and agricultural mechanics career development events. He received a Group I individual rating in the agricultural mechanics CDE.
In addition to FFA, Campbell is a member of the National Honor Society and National Technical Honor Society.
After graduating high school, Campbell’s plans include attending the University of Missouri, Columbia, to study agricultural business. Campbell said he hopes to assist farmers in securing loans, own a small cattle operation with his brother and, in his spare time, continue repairing small engines.
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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