Rogers of South Harrison FFA Chapter named State FFA Vice President
COLUMBIA, Mo., April 21, 2022 – During the 94th Missouri FFA Convention, Katherine Rogers was named the 2022-2023 State FFA Vice President. Rogers is a member of the South Harrison FFA Chapter. Her parents are Mike and Shelly Rogers of Bethany. Her advisor is Katie Harvey.
Rogers’ supervised agricultural experience program consists of raising show pigs, market hogs, feeder calves and purebred Galloway cattle. In addition, she works at Anderson’s Wood Products and the Rogers Family Farm. Rogers also has her own art business as an entrepreneurship project for her SAE.
During high school, Rogers served as Area 2 first vice president, chapter president and treasurer.
Rogers has competed in the nursery/landscape and horse evaluation and selection career development events. She also competed in Division II prepared public speaking leadership development event and the Missouri Pork Producers State Speaking Contest. Rogers has attended Helping Youth Maximize Agricultural Experiences Academy and the Missouri Agribusiness Academy. She has also attended the Washington Leadership Conference and served as Camp Rising Sun sentinel. On the chapter level, Rogers was named the Chapter Star Greenhand, Outstanding Sophomore and Outstanding Junior.
In addition to FFA, Rogers is involved in National Honor Society, Future Business Leaders of America, Art Club and Archery Team. Outside of school, Rogers is a member of 4-H, the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association and First Baptist Church.
After graduating high school, Rogers’ plans include attending the University of Missouri-Columbia to earn a bachelor’s degree in agricultural education, communications and leadership with a minor in journalism. She plans to stay actively involved in the agricultural industry, and would like to work as a photographer or journalist for an agricultural business.
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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