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McClintick from Cameron FFA Chapter named Area 2 Star in Placement

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., April 24, 2020 - The Missouri FFA Association recognized Koleby McClintick of the Cameron FFA Chapter as the Area 2 Star in Placement. He is the son of Brent McClintick of Trenton and Michelle Mazer of Cameron. His advisors are Carmen Buller and Chris Henderson. 

Area Stars in Placement are selected based upon outstanding achievement in work experience in an agricultural business as a part of a student’s supervised agricultural experience program and active participation in FFA. Area 2 includes 26 chapters in the Northwest District. 

MFA Inc., Columbia, Mo., sponsors the 16 area Star in Placement awards and the State Star in Placement Award.

McClintick’s SAE began his sophomore year when he started working for Shatto Milk Company. Shatto is a vertically-integrated company that milks and processes their own product into glass bottles. McClintick started by taking care of bottle calves and helping around the farm. Currently, he helps in the feeding and care of calves and around 300 milking cows. He has worked in every area of the farm including feeding, milking, bottling and shipping. 

McClintick currently serves as chapter 1st vice president, and in previous years served as chapter parliamentarian and 2nd vice president. He competed at state level in poultry, agronomy and livestock evaluation career development events. At the area level, McClintick was winner of the fruit production proficiency, vegetable production proficiency and dairy production placement proficiency awards. He has been named Chapter Star Greenhand, Chapter Star Agri-businessman and Outstanding Junior Male. He is a graduate of Helping Youth Maximize Agricultural eXperiences Academy, and attended Washington Leadership Conference and State FFA Leadership Camp. 

In addition to FFA, McClintick was a member of the Interact Club, a community service based organization, and the A+ Program.

After high school, McClintick plans to attend State Technical College of Missouri, Linn. He has been accepted into the Heavy Equipment Operations Program. McClintick said he plans to begin his career with one of the companies he will intern with during the program.

The Missouri FFA has 25,945 members representing 348 chapters. The national organization has more than 700,000 members representing 8,612 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.

     Missouri FFA Association
     205 Jefferson St
     PO Box 480
     Jefferson City, MO 65102-0480
     Phone: 573-751-3544

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