Tennessee Cattlemen's Youth Association
Applications will be accepted online via GoogleForms, mail-in, or email. Applications must be received (or postmarked if mailing) by December 1, 2022. Please direct any questions to the Director of Youth Programs & Outreach, Melinda Perkins, at melinda@tncattle.org.

2023 Youth Ambassadors will be notified in late December. The first 2023 Youth Ambassador required responsibility/event will be the TCA Winter Meeting, January 2-3, 2023.
Purpose of TCYA Ambassadors:
The purpose of the TCYA Ambassadors is to promote the well-being of the cattle industry, to further encourage youth involvement and cooperation in the cattle industry. 
Sarah Beth Callicott

Callicott is the 16-year-old daughter of Claude and Leeann Callicott of Hickman County. Callicott has been involved in the cattle industry her entire life. She enjoys showing Hereford cattle and traveling all over the country to attend various shows. Callicott is active in the Hickman County FFA Chapter and the Tennessee and National Junior Hereford Associations. Callicott is a junior at Hickman County High School.

Allie Harrison

Harrison is the 16-year-old daughter of Joey and Kellie Harrison of Washington County. Harrison has become a registered Hereford cattle enthusiast and is focusing on growing her herd and learning more about the cattle industry. Harrison is involved in a host of activities including 4-H and FFA, the National Junior Hereford Association, Tennessee Cattlemen’s Youth Association, and her local cattlemen’s and fair board associations. Harrison is a sophomore at Daniel Boone High School. 

Clay Owen

Owen is the 16-year-old son of Dan and Charlotte Owen of Lincoln County. Clay has been involved in his family’s Shorthorn cattle farm his entire life. He enjoys showing cattle on the local and state levels and learning more about the beef cattle industry. Owen is involved in 4-H and FFA and has been a member of several successful judging and quiz bowl teams. Owen is a junior at Lincoln County High School.

Weston Rowlett

Rowlett is the 17-year-old son of Charlie and Sandra Rowlett of Weakley County. Rowlett is a lifelong Angus cattle enthusiast. He plays a vital role in his family’s cattle operation and has worked many hours for other cattle and row crop producers in his area. Rowlett is active in the Tennessee and National Junior Angus Associations. He is also involved in the Tennessee Cattlemen’s Youth Association, 4-H, and FFA. Rowlett is a senior at Westview High School.

Riley Smallen

Smallen is the 16-year-old daughter of Leslie Harris and Mike Smallen of Monroe County. Smallen enjoys showing cattle and being involved in the cattle industry. Smallen is highly involved in 4-H as a member of the meats and livestock judging teams and the Honor Club. She also holds many leadership roles in other agriculture organizations. Smallen is a junior at Sequoyah High School.