Bailey Schneider, Warrenton, Selected for Missouri Youth Pork Ambassador Scholarship Program

Osage Beach, Mo.,—The Missouri Pork Association (MPA) is pleased to announce the selection of Bailey Schneider from Warrenton as a Missouri Youth Pork Ambassador. Her selection was announced at the Missouri Pork Expo on February 20, 2024.

 

Bailey is the daughter of Jeff and Jennifer Schneider, and a senior at Warrenton High School where she will graduate in June of 2024. After graduation, Bailey plans to attend the University of Missouri to major in agricultural education with an emphasis in leadership and communications.

 

Not only does Bailey help out on her family farm, Rock Branch Farm, she also currently works for 4W Country Aire Kennels and Wright City Vet Clinic. Along with growing up on a hog operation, raising show pigs, and selling packaged pork, she is also involved in 4-H, FFA, MO Youth Show Pig Circuit, Missouri Cattlemen’s Association, and many other organizations. Bailey was selected as an FFA Star Chapter Farmer in 2022 and is the president of the Warrenton FFA as well as Area V FFA.

 

During the next year, Bailey will attend events such as the Annual Golf Tournament and Missouri State Fair. At the end of the program, Bailey will receive a $1,000 scholarship payable to a technical school, community college or four-year university.

 

The Missouri Youth Pork Ambassador program combines a scholarship opportunity with the chance to actively participate in Missouri’s pork industry. It provides an opportunity for youth to develop strong relationships with both pork producers and allied industry members, while improving communication and leadership skills.

 

The Missouri Pork Association represents the state’s pork producers in the areas of promotion, research, education, and public policy. For more information about this or any other programs of the Missouri Pork Association, go to www.mopork.com, or call the Missouri Pork Association office at (573) 445-8375.

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