COLUMBIA, Mo., April 25, 2019 ˜ During the 91st Missouri FFA Convention, Andrew Moore of Clark County was named a 2019-20 state FFA vice president. Moore is a member of the Clark County FFA Chapter. His advisors are Mark Lemmon and Dan Oilar. He is the son of Dan and Betsy Moore and Kim Leffler.
Moore's supervised agricultural experience programs includes working for his family‚s commercial cow/calf operation. He raises replacement heifers and sells backgrounded steers. He also has a custom hay baling operation.
Moore served as chapter secretary and assistant secretary. He served as reporter at State FFA Leadership Camp.
Moore has received sixth in state FFA Creed speaking and a Group I rating in the FFA knowledge career development events. He won the area beef production proficiency award and area job interview leadership development event. Moore received the Most Involved Freshman award at the chapter level and was named Chapter Star Greenhand and Chapter Star in Placement.
In addition to FFA, Moore is president of Clark County Cattleman‚s Association and a board member for Missouri Junior Cattleman‚s Association. Through his involvement in Missouri Cattleman‚s Association he has participated in agricultural advocacy at the state and national levels. Moore also served as class president and vice president of Future Business Leaders of America. He is an active member in National Honor Society, Family Career and Community Leaders of America, Scholar Bowl. Moore participated in the Grand National Turkey Calling Championship and American Legion Oratorical Contest, which is a public speaking contest about the United State Constitution.
Moore will be a 2020 graduate of Clark County High School. His future plans include strengthening his knowledge in agriculture, business, policy, finance and law.
The Missouri FFA has 25,375 members representing 347 chapters. The national organization has more than 669,000 members representing 8,630 chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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.