The FFA Pork Speaking Contest
Sponsored by Alltech and the Missouri Pork Association

 

The Missouri Pork Association continues its support of Missouri’s youth and FFA students by holding a speaking contest each year. Students proceed through their area and district before reaching the state final, where the top student in each of Missouri’s six FFA districts competes for the top prize.혻The state finals are held during the Missouri Pork Expo in Columbia around February every year. Alltech sponsors the event. Below are winners from previous years.

 

2017 FFA Pork Speaking Contest

Theme:혻 U.S. Pork for a Hungry World – Producing More with Less
First Place: Marlena Long, Paris FFA
Second Place: Mathew Morgan, Lamar FFA
Third Place: Madison Bader, Hermann FFA

Other District Winners
Trinity Crouch, Eldon FFA
Nate Jermain, Jefferson FFA
Samuel Koenig, Saxony Lutheran FFA

 

2016 FFA Pork Speaking Contest

Theme:혻 Technologies for Sustainable Pork Production
First Place: Audrey Martin, Meadville FFA
Second Place: Jaime Albertson, Chillicothe FFA
Third Place: Katelynn Priest, Cuba FFA

Other District Winners
Bailey Welch, Sweet Springs FFA
Julia Gibson, Southland FFA
Hailea Schubert, Mt. Vernon FFA

 

 

2015 FFA Pork Speaking Contest

Theme:혻Feeding a Hungry World – How Pork Producers Have and Will Continue to Meet혻the혻Challenge
First Place: Ben Luebbering, Fatima혻FFA
Second Place: Zachary Duncan, Macon County R-IV혻FFA
Third Place: Bailey Henry, Chillicothe혻FFA

Other District Winners
Sara Gammon, Drexel FFA
Hunter Crumley, Doniphan FFA
Lanie Ogle, Sarcoxie FFA

 

 

2014 FFA Pork Speaking Contest

Theme: The Right to Farm: Why it is Important to Missouri Agriculture
First Place: Elizabeth Wyss, Russellville FFA
Second Place: Lauren Gifford, Licking FFA
Third Place: Jill Nobis, Paris FFA

Other District Winners
Rachel Nowland, Chillicothe FFA
Wyatt Eaton, Doniphan FFA
Anna Brightwell, Carthage FFA

 

 

2013 FFA Pork Speaking Contest

Theme: Opportunities in the Pork Industry
First Place: Cole Edwards, Salisbury FFA
Second Place: Trent Ludwig, Nichols Career Center FFA
Third Place: Madison Kellums, Southland FFA

Other District Winners
Sheridan Jamvold, Trenton FFA
Justin Vehige, Fatima FFA
Jennifer Murphy, McDonald County FFA

 

 

2012 FFA Pork Speaking Contest

Theme: Freedom to Operate
First Place: Trey Roberts, Koshkonong FFA
Second Place: Gina Olsen, Centralia FFA
Third Place: Alyssa Rockers, Carthage FFA

Other District Winners
Kayla Harrelson, Clinton FFA
Kate Lowrey, Trenton FFA
Jack Davis, Farmington FFA

 

 

2011 FFA Pork Speaking Contest

Theme: Public Policy and Regulatory Impacts on Today’s Pork Producers
First Place: Miriam Martin, Meadville FFA
Second Place: Jessica Phillips, Drexel FFA
Third Place: Bradley Morgan, Lamar FFA

Other District Winners
Nicole Tolliver, Sullivan FFA
Loren Fox, Galt FFA
Katie Bradshaw, Jackson FFA

 

 

2010 FFA Pork Speaking Contest

Theme: Strategies for Pork Producers in Challenging Times
First Place: Austin Steele, Miller FFA
Second Place: Jaelyn Bergmann, Paris FFA
Third Place: Aren Dameron, Crest Ridge FFA

Other District Winners
Logan McGhee, Couch FFA
Mareta Sherman, Belle FFA
Lauren Dietzschold, Chillicothe FFA

 

 

2009 FFA Pork Speaking Contest

Theme: Thriving…Not Just Surviving
First Place: Chelsea Scheulen, Linn FFA
Second Place: Samantha Whittaker, Miller FFA
Third Place: Andrew Fisher, Bowling Green FFA

Other District Winners
Breanne Brammer, Gallatin FFA
Elle Miller, California FFA
Amber Johnson, Couch FFA

 

 

2008 FFA Pork Speaking Contest

Theme: Making Things Happen – Building a Better Future
First Place: Lindsey Lehman, Bolivar FFA
Second Place: Hannah Sandidge, Marshall FFA
Third Place: Courtney Redus, Couch FFA

Other District Winners
Elaine Martin, Centralia FFA
Cale Karr, Richland FFA
Tyler Dietzschold, Chillicothe FFA

 

 

2007 FFA Pork Speaking Contest

Theme: Growing Missouri’s Economy Through Pork Production: Past, Present & Future
First Place: Stephanie Morgan, Lamar FFA
Second Place: Kable Oaks, Grundy County FFA
Third Place: Zach Robertson, Belle FFA

Other District Winners
Kayla Leach, Mexico FFA
Devin Heid, Archie FFA
Kelly Jahn, Jackson FFA

 

 

For more information, contact:

Diane Slater
Missouri Pork Association
6235 W. Cunningham Dr.
Columbia, MO 65202
(573) 445-8375
diane@mopork.com