2021 - 2022 MJCA Leadership
Board members will meet several times a year to give direction to the junior association and plan events and activities. Board members are expected to help with the MCA All-Breeds Junior Show, junior activities at the Missouri Cattle Industry Convention, and other events throughout the year. Also, board members have the opportunity to attend Youth Beef Industry Council, which is held every other year.
Carson Hoth will be starting his freshman year at Oklahoma State University this fall. He is excited to be serving as the President this upcoming year. Carson is a third generation cattle rancher from southwest Missouri where he raises commercial cow/calf pairs with his father and grandfather. Serving on the board has been one of Carson's proudest accomplishments and he is humbled by the position he's been elected to! Carson would like to thank the Newton/McDonald County Cattlemen's Association for everything they have done, with big help from Nick Neece, Ronnie Rogers, Warren Townsend, and Andrew Sherman.
Born and raised in Anderson, Missouri, Tyler Sprenkle is a 3rd generation cattle producer. Tyler is currently an incoming senior at McDonald County High School. He is actively involved in his local FFA Chapter and has been a member of the Missouri Junior Cattlemen's Association for the past four years. Tyler is excited to serve as your 2021-2022 MJCA President-Elect.
From El Dorado Springs, Missouri, Avery Schiereck is a part of her grandparents cow/calf operation. She is attending Missouri State University and is majoring in Agriculture Business. She's been a member of the Missouri Junior Cattlemen's Association for 8 years. Avery is so excited to serve as the MJCA Board Vice President!
El Dorado Springs, Missouri
Lauren is currently a freshman at the University of Missouri-Columbia studying animal science. She hopes to be able to serve the livestock industry as a production animal verterinarian someday soon. She has been actively involved in the cattle industry for 11 years and raises purebred Hereford cattle with her family. Lauren is excited to serve Missouri Junior Cattlemen's members this year!
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Sam Tummons is from Rocheport, MO, where he raises his herd of Gelbvieh cattle and runs his own custom hay operation. Sam works for Rost landscaping during the summer and enjoys spending time outside hunting, fishing or simply just spending time outdoors. Sam is currently involved in FFA and enjoys competing in Leadership and Career Development Events.
Tucker is from Laddonia, Missouri where he works for his family's crossbred cow-calf operation. He is an upcoming junior at Community R-VI High School. He is also active in FFA, Varsity Basketball and Baseball, and the St. Joseph Catholic Youth Group. Tucker is excited to serve as a Region Vice President on this year's Missouri Junior Cattlemen's Board!
Born in Columbia, Missouri, Ethan Vanderwert is a 6th generation cattleman. Ethan will be a senior at Rock Bridge High School and is involved in FFA, FCA, Rock Bridge Bass Fishing and Rock Bridge Golf. He is also serving Missouri 4H as the State Council President. Ethan has been a member of Missouri Junior Cattlemen's for 5 years and is excited to serve MJCA members as a Region Vice President!
Emma is from Republic, Missouri and lives on her family farm where they raise Charolais, Red Angus and commercial cattle, which she shows wither sister, Jessi. She is an active member of Missouri FFA and is currently serving as the president of the Missouri Junior Charolais Association.
Shaye is from California, MO and recently graduated from high school. Shaye will be attending the University of Missouri where she will major in Animal Science and then attend Veterinary school. She lives on her family's cow-calf operation where they raise Simmental and crossbred cattle. The beef industry is near and dear to Shaye's heart and she cannot wait to serve on the MJCA Board this year!
Trista is from Rocheport, MO, where she raises and shows Simmental cattle. This year Trista will be a Freshman at Oklahoma State University. Her plan is to major in Animal Science-Biotechnology. She looks forward to serving this coming year as a Region Vice President and can't wait to meet junior members and give back to the association.
Cameron Parrish is a 4th generation row crop and beef producer. Cameron is an upcoming senior at El Dorado Springs High School. He’s involved in the local FFA chapter as well as the 4-H club. He can't wait to serve this year as a Region Vice President .
El Dorado Springs, Missouri
Lucas Crutcher currently lives in Fair Grove, Missouri. He and his family operate a small cow/calf operation where they raise mostly purebred charolais cattle, but also raise and show many other breeds. Lucas is looking forward to his second year on the junior cattleman’s board as a Region Vice President and he hopes to serve the Missouri Junior Cattlemen's Association well.
Fair Grove, Missouri
Any MJCA member between the ages of 16 and 20 is eligible for a position on the Junior Board.
Elections are held during the MCA All-Breeds Junior Show each June. To be eligible for election, applicants must complete and submit an application. Interviews for positions will be held on Friday, June 11 in the Youth Building. A slate of officers will be selected by our panel of judges and the slate will be presented for a vote during the Annual MJCA Meeting held Friday afternoon.