About the FFA Foundation Ambassador Program:
Oregon FFA Foundation Ambassadors represent the Oregon FFA Foundation to the agricultural industry. Ambassadors attend trade shows, corporate events, participate in business and industry tours and occasionally speak at various functions within the Oregon agriculture industry. They also serve as support to the Foundation
at the annual State FFA Convention.
MEET OUR 2018-2019 OREGON FFA FOUNDATION AMBASSADORS
Left to right: Madelyn Higgins-Porterflied, Hannah McAuliffe, Abigayle Darula, Cailey Ellzey
Madelyn Higgins-Porterfield: Madelyn from the Sutherlin FFA Chapter, graduated last Spring and will attend Oregon State University this Fall where she will major in Agribusiness and minor in Political Science. Madelyn’s SAE’s included breeding swine, equine science, a market lamb, and a market hog. Madelyn’s future goals include becoming an agriculture education teacher and FFA advisor in the state of Oregon, and to become a National Board certified Teacher.
Hannah McAuliffe: Hannah from the Lost River FFA Chapter, graduated last Spring and will attend Oregon State University this Fall where she will pursue a degree in Agriculture Education with plans to become an agriculture education teacher and FFA advisor in the state of Oregon. Hannah’s SAE was raising market steers which she showed and sold at her county fair. Hannah served as the Lost River FFA Chapter President.
Abigayle Darula: Abigayle from the Newberg FFA Chapter, graduated last Spring and will attend Oregon State University where she will major in Marketing and minor in Agribusiness, Psychology, and Spanish, and she plans to eventually pursue a Master’s degree. Her SAE’s were riding horses and rasing market hogs. She has worked for two years at Argyle Winery as a host. In high school Abigayle served as the Newberg FFA Chapter President and the Lower Willamette FFA District Secretary.
Cailey Ellzey: Cailey from the Sandy FFA Chapter, graduated last Spring and will attend Portland Community College this Fall where she will begin their Veterinary Technician Program. After this two-year program is complete she plans to transfer to Oregon State University to finish her certification/licensing to become a Veterinary Technician. Cailey’s SAE’s included raising and showing Nubian dairy goats and a market steer. Cailey served as the Sandy FFA Chapter President and the Mt Hood District Reporter.
Ambassador’s touring Coyote Rock Ranch – Terrebonne, ORAmbassador’s touring Forman Ranch – Antelope, OR
Ambassador’s touring Norris Blueberry Farm – Roseburg, or
Ambassador’s touring Zolo Media – Bend, OR