ARIZONA BEEF AMBASSADOR PROGRAM
Arizona Beef Ambassadors are passionate youth advocates for the Arizona beef industry. The winners are the official youth representatives of the Arizona State Cowbelles (ASC) and the beef community. The senior winner will travel the state sharing the story of beef from pasture to plate with consumers and students and will participate in the national contest.
In addition to receiving recognition for winning the Arizona Beef Ambassador Program, the senior winner receives a $1500 cash scholarship, awarded at the end of their term, and the opportunity to travel to statewide ASC and beef industry events. The Junior Beef Ambassador winner receives recognition and $50 cash award.
The senior division is open to youth ages 17-20 and the junior* division is open to youth ages 14-16. Contestants under the age of 18 are required to have an adult chaperone.
2019 Arizona Beef Ambassador Contest
Registration Due: May 6, 2019
2019 Contest: May 11, 2019
For more information, email our committee chair Keili Summey Callender. Send Email
2018 Arizona beef ambassadors
Kailee is a 5th generation Arizonan and her family has ranched in Arizona since it was a territory. She is an active member of the 2T Ranch Show Team and the Trivium FFA Chapter and found her passion for agriculture through raising and showing livestock. Her zeal for promoting American agriculture, especially the beef industry, has led her to pursue becoming an agricultural lawyer so that she can defend and advocate for this invaluable industry. Kailee looks forward to sharing about the "Pasture to Plate" story as well as about the amazing people involved in the beef community around the state.
As the senior ambassador, Kailee will assist in promoting beef with Arizona consumers and will also receive a $1,500 scholarship at the completion of his year of service.
Alexandra is 16 years old and will be a junior attending Patagonia Union High School. She has been involved in 4-H for 8 years and is the current President of her Mustang Club. Alex is also very involved in FFA where she will serve as vice president for the upcoming 2017-2018 year. She’s shown pigs and goats for 7 years, enjoys team roping, and is also on a skillathon team that will competing at the national FFA convention in Kentucky in November.
Past arizona State beef ambassadors