Hetheriton is state winner in food service entrepreneurship and placement combined proficiency award area

Hetheriton is state winner in food service entrepreneurship and placement combined proficiency award area

CONTACT INFORMATION

Joyce Cutright: 417-880-2625
Jeremy Whistance: 573-268-0009
Email: convention.media@missouriffa.org
Website: Convention.MissouriFFA.org

COLUMBIA, Mo., April 21, 2022 – Hunter Marie Hetheriton of Monroe City, Missouri, won the Missouri FFA Food Service Entrepreneurship and Placement Combined Proficiency Award at the 94th Missouri FFA Convention. 

 

Hetheriton, a senior at Monroe City R-1 High School, is the daughter of Mark and Charity Hetheriton. She is a member of the Monroe City FFA Chapter. Her advisor is Chad Cook.

 

Hetheriton’s supervised agricultural experience program includes working as a shift leader at a local restaurant, BK’s Place. Her responsibilities include a variety of tasks such as preparing and cooking food as well as customer service. She also conducts interviews and trains new employees.

 

As an FFA member, Hetheriton attended the National FFA Convention & Expo and State FFA Convention. She was also a district area fair exhibitor.

 

In addition to FFA, Hetheriton is a member of the National Honor Society and National Technical Honor Society. She is also a member of the Monroe City High School Book Club.

 

After graduating high school, Hetheriton’s plans include attending a university to study early childhood education.

 

Proficiency awards recognize FFA members who excel as agricultural entrepreneurs, employees or volunteers while gaining hands-on career experience. Food Service Entrepreneurship and Placement Combined is one of 48 proficiency award areas recognized at state level. Culver’s of Columbia and St. Robert sponsored this award.

The Missouri FFA has 25,626 members representing 353 chapters. The national organization has more than 735,000 members representing 8,817 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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