Centralia FFA receives second place Soy Innovation Challenge Scholarship
COLUMBIA, Mo., April 21, 2023 – The Centralia FFA Chapter received the Soy Innovation Challenge Scholarship at the 95th Missouri FFA Convention. The Centralia FFA advisors are Lori Lewis, Scott Stone and Rylee Williamson. The Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council hosted this challenge and sponsored the scholarship.
The Soy Innovation Challenge aims to engage FFA members in creating valuable exhibits and ideas based on the soy value chain to display at Missouri Soybeans’ Center for Soy Innovation in Jefferson City.
The Soy Innovation Challenge is a two-part contest where chapters designed and developed an exhibit for the Center for Soy Innovation and submitted proposals for Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council to consider. The top four chapters traveled to the state’s capital to present to a panel of judges. The Centralia FFA Chapter received a $5,000 scholarship for their second place exhibit.
The Missouri FFA has 26,716 members representing 356 chapters. The national organization has more than 850,000 members representing 8,995 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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Pictured are Sponsor Baylee Asbury, Michael Marcellus and William Hayden.