Schneider of Silex FFA Chapter named State FFA Vice President

Schneider of Silex FFA Chapter named State FFA Vice President

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 – During the 94th Missouri FFA Convention, Allison Schneider was named the 2022-2023 State FFA Vice President. Schneider is a member of the Silex FFA Chapter. Her parents are Josh and Molly Schneider of Silex. Her advisors are Sean O’Brien and Lindsey Lasater. 

 

Schneider’s supervised agricultural experience program consists of diversified livestock production where she raises cow/calf pairs to sell calves to local producers. Schneider’s second project is in agricultural services placement where she works for Allen Auction and Allen Seed & Service. Schneider works as a crop scout, plot manager and assistant farm manager.

 

During high school, Schneider served as Area 5 sentinel and chapter president, historian, and reporter.

 

Schneider participated in the FFA knowledge and extemporaneous public speaking leadership development events. She also participated in the agronomy and livestock evaluation career development events, earning a Group 1 rating in livestock evaluation. Schneider placed second at districts in both the Missouri Pork Producers FFA Pork Speaking Contest and Missouri Teach Ag FFA Fall Public Speaking Contest. She has participated in the Division II prepared public speaking at districts and moved on to state in creed speaking. Schneider was named the Area 5 agricultural sales placement proficiency award winner and Chapter Star Farmer. She has attended Public Speaking Academy, Area Officer Institute and Missouri Agribusiness Academy,

 

In addition to FFA, Schneider was a member of National Honor Society, Future Business Leaders of America, Fellowship of Christan Athletes, student council and Sober and Fun Environment. She has participated in basketball and softball. Outside of school, Schneider is a member of the St. Alphonsus Catholic Church and the church’s youth group. She is serving as the board chair for the Lincoln County Youth Livestock Board.

 

After graduating high school, Schneider’s plans include attending the University of Missouri-Columbia to study agribusiness management and agronomy. She plans to pursue a career in seed sales.

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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