Three agriculture students from North Central Missouri College participated in the National Professional Agriculture Student Organization Conference March 15-19. The conference was hosted virtually this year. Over 300 agriculture students from across the country competed in career program areas and participated in leadership workshops.
NCMC students who participated in the conference were: Calvin Basham, Cowgill; Morrissa Henley, Mercer, and Abigail Neill, Princeton. Calvin Basham also completed his term as National PAS Vice President.
Students earning recognition in individual Career Program Areas were:
- Calvin Basham 1st Career Progress – Horticulture, Environmental & Natural Resource Systems
- Calvin Basham 1st Employment Interview – Forestry & Natural Resources
- Morrissa Henley 2nd Career Progress – Non-Ruminant Animal Systems
- Abigail Neill 1st Career Planning – Ruminant Animal Systems
- Abigail Neill 2nd Employment Interview – Livestock Production
The National PAS Organization was founded in 1980 in Kansas City. Its mission is to provide opportunities for individual growth, leadership, and career preparation. North Central Missouri College is a charter member of both the Missouri and National PAS organizations.
North Central Missouri College offers Associate of Applied Science and Associate of Arts transfer degrees which emphasize Agriculture & Natural Resources. To learn about NCMC’s Agriculture and Natural Resources programs, visit www.ncmissouri.edu or contact Barton Farm Campus at 660-359-3948.
Photo: (L-R): Abigail Neill, Morrissa Henley, and Calvin Basham