On the Missouri Angus Beef website, it says the Missouri Angus Queen and Princess program is designed in an effort to create a program that supports the growth and education of young women in Missouri who are involved in the production and/or promotion of Angus cattle.
Andrea Larson, the 2014 Missouri Angus Princess, puts in a lot of hours fulfilling her duties and takes great pride in her position.
The process young girls must go through to apply for their position, shows their dedication. Andrea was selected in June after a lengthy process that includes answering a questionnaire. Some of the requirements for the applicants are listed below:
–Listing community activity/service organizations followed by the year(s) they were
–Listing the MJAA and NJAA activities followed by the year(s) you were involved, including leadership positions, honors and awards.
–Explaining how one of their MJAA or NJAA experiences positively impacted them and/or another person.
–Explaining why they would like to be selected as the Missouri Angus Auxiliary Princess and how you would help promote the Angus breed through this honor.
In addition to the State Fair, Andrea will be present at the Missouri Angus Futurity in February, as well as taking part in option shows around the state such as Ozark Empire Fair, Springfield, MO (August), American Royal Livestock Show, Kansas City, MO (October),
and the National Junior Angus Show (July).
Check Missourinet.com for all of our videos from this year’s State Fair.