Farnan selected for states Agribusiness Academy

Posted July 10, 2015 at 1:00 pm

 Caden Farnan, a member of the Jefferson FFA Chapter, was recently selected to attend the Missouri Agribusiness Academy.

This is an honor that only 30 high school sophomores throughout the state of Missouri are selected to attend each year. During the 2015 Missouri Agribusiness Academy, the students visited the University of Missouri in Columbia, Monsanto, Brighton Ad Agency, Mid America Biofuels in Mexico, Stanton Brothers Egg Farm in Centralia, Whole Foods, KWS Gateway Research Center, Melvin Price Locks and Dam and Thies Farm/Greenhouse.

The students ended their week with a graduation ceremony at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City. At this ceremony, each student received a certificate of completion and two new ambassadors are

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    Maryville student attends youth tour

     Ninety-seven high school students participated in Missouri’s 52nd annual Missouri Electric Youth Tour to Washington, DC, June 12-18.

    The local delegate was Paxson Haws of Maryville. She was sponsored by United Electric Cooperative, Maryville.

    The seven-day tour provides an action-filled week for high school students, offering them opportunities to learn firsthand what it is like to be involved in politics, leadership positions, community service and today’s pressing issues.

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