Holland of Eldon FFA Chapter named State FFA Vice President
COLUMBIA, Mo., April 21, 2022 – During the 94th Missouri FFA Convention, Jason Holland was named the 2022-2023 State FFA Vice President. Holland is a member of the Eldon FFA Chapter. His parents are Michael and Sherry Holland of Eldon. His advisors are Justin Asher, Jacob Blank, Nick Parks and Alex Stichnote.
Holland’s supervised agricultural experiences consist of landscape management and agricultural communications. For agricultural communications, he operates a social media brand called “My FFA Experience”, where he posts social media content discussing the National FFA Organization. In the landscape management proficiency area, Holland owns and operates a lawn care company.
During high school, Holland served as chapter president, co-second vice president, secretary and co-historian for the Eldon FFA Chapter.
Holland is a state champion in the conduct of chapter meetings leadership development event, and earned second place at state in the parliamentary procedure leadership development event. He placed second in both the Young Farmers/Young Farm Wives Speech Contest and the Missouri Farm Bureau Public Speaking Contest. Holland also attended the Helping Youth Prepare for Excellence Academy and the Mizzou Agricultural Education and Leadership Ag Communications Summer Academy.
In addition to FFA, Holland serves as vice president for the executive student council. He has participated in speech and debate, National Honor Society and participates in baseball and football. Outside of school, Holland attends Ninth Street Christian Church.
After graduating high school, Holland plans to attend Northwest Missouri State University-Maryville to pursue a degree in mass media. He plans to continue his advocacy efforts and represent the industry through communications.
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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