The 2013 Missouri Sheep Producers State FFA Speaking contest was held at Tan-Tar-A Resort Sunday, Dec. 8. The contest is designed to develop individual public speaking skills and to promote interest in and awareness of the many different aspects of the sheep industry. Participants earned the right to compete at the state contest by winning their respective district competitions. District winners included from the Southwest - Alysa Arko - Stockton FFA; South Central - Cheyenne Busbey - Koshkonong FFA; Southeast - Coleman Erwin - Fredricktown FFA.
Results of the competition were as follows - first place - Brant Francis - Paris FFA; second place - Morgan Walkup - East Buchanan FFA; third place - Libby Martin - California FFA. Sarah Gehring MSP President presented each of the participants a plaque and check from MSP.