COLUMBIA, Mo., April 19, 2013 — Alex Haun, Holden, Mo., has been named the 2013-2014 Area 7 State FFA Vice President at the 85th Missouri FFA Convention. Haun is a member of the Holden FFA Chapter. His advisors are Celia Davidson and Rusty Kephart. His parents are Tom and Misty Haun.
Haun’s supervised agricultural experience program consists of a combination of placement and production, in which he raises Angus cattle and produces row crops. He also works with his brother on a custom baling operation.
Haun served as chapter president and treasurer.
Haun’s career development event participation includes the fall and spring speaking contest, livestock evaluation, dairy cattle evaluation and dairy foods.
Haun has earned a Missouri FFA Degree and was named Area 7 Star in Placement and Chapter Star Farmer. HE also has been awarded the State FFA Leadership Camp leadership medal. In addition, he has won the area proficiency award for fiber and crop oil production placement and entrepreneurship and proficiencies in crop production, beef production and diversified production.
Haun was involved in the National Honor Society at Holden High School. He has participated in football and track, Union Chapel 4-H Club, Missouri Cattleman’s Association and is an usher at his church.
Haun plans to study agribusiness at the University of Missouri. His career plan is to operate his own farm.
The Missouri FFA has 25,062 members representing 331 chapters. The national organization has more than 550,000 members representing 7,489 local 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.