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Missouri Teach Ag

Missouri Teach Ag Public Speaking Contest


Each Fall, Missouri Teach Ag sponsors a Public Speaking Contest open to high school FFA members. The contest has a different theme each year. Speeches should be 6-8 minutes in length and requires students to interview a current or retired FFA Advisor. For more information on the Teach Ag Public Speaking Contest, please click: HERE

Congratulations to the 2020 State Winners
of the Fifth Missouri Teach Ag Public Speaking Contest:

2020 Teach Ag Speech Winners

Pictured (l-r) State FFA Advisor Leon Busdieker, Teach Ag speaking contest competitors Claire Ripley, Abby Hill, Rylie McBrayer, Emma Schoeller, Grant Norfleet, and Grace Doss.


State Finalists:

Previous Winners:
2020: Emma Schoeller, Willard Speech: Ag Education in a Diverse World
2019: Emily Hoyt, Audrain County Speech: Ag Educators: Making a Positive Difference
2018: Ricki Spargo, Naylor Speech: Ag Educators: Strengthening Agriculture
2017: Dalton Sanders, Salem Speech: Ag Educators: Building Communities
2016: Sydnee Mason, Marshall Speech: Ag Educators: Growing Leaders

Thank you to Rolla School District for hosting our contest and to our sponsors:
Missouri FFA Leadership Fund
CHS Foundation
Growth Energy
Corteva Agriscience

Missouri's Teach Ag Campaign made possible by:

Missouri Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association

Missouri FFA Leadership Fund

Missouri Retired
Ag Teachers Association

and National Teach Ag Campaign sponsors

CHS Foundation Corteva BASF Growth Energy ™ America's Ethanol Supporters

a project of

The Council National Association of Agricultural Educators National FFA Foundation