The University of Missouri Pork Institute is an intensive three-day educational program. Its goal is to instruct young people in profitable pork production, introduce them to the latest technological developments and train them to be leaders in the U.S. pork industry. Participants will compete for two $500 college scholarships.
Students selected to attend the 2022 University of Missouri Pork Institute included:
Ava Bax from Henley (Scholarship Winner)
Nicole Carney from Weableau (Scholarship Winner)
Gretchen Banes from Sheldon
Shaelyn Boessen of Eugene
Aleyah Chapman of Eugene
Austin Colvin of Henley
Kaydence Coram of Browning
Emma Frey of Jefferson City
Emma Goetz of Henley
Ava Jobe of Jefferson City
Jada Kemna of Jefferson City
Kaleb Peak of Wellsville
Riley Rowe of New Cambria
Ashley Sjostrand of Hartsburg
Jazmen Vinyard of Elkland
This year’s activities included: tours of Central Missouri Meat & Sausage and the University of Missouri Feed Mill.
2022 Youth Pork Institute Scholarship Winners Nicole Carney and Ava Bax.
The 2022 Youth Pork Institute attendees at the Missouri Pork Association office.
Left to Right, back row – Emma Frey, Ava Bax, Ally Troesser, Gretchen Banes, Riley Rowe, Carlee Long, Kaleb Peak, Ava Laut, Tanner Ellison, Annie Robinson, Emma Goetz
Left to Right, front row – Jazmen Vinyard, Ashley Sjostrand, Jada Kemna, Shaelyn Boessen, Aleyah Chapman, Kaydence Coram, Ava Jobe, Austin Colvin, Nicole Carney
For More Information, Contact:
Dr. Marcia Shannon University of Missouri-Columbia S-133 Animal Science Center Columbia, MO 65211 (573) 882-7859 firstname.lastname@example.org
Missouri Pork Association 6235 W. Cunningham Dr. Columbia, MO 65202 (573) 445-8375 email@example.com