Tennessee Cattlemen's Youth Association
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.
The application period to apply to be a 2022 TCA Youth Ambassador will be open from September 1st through December 1st, 2021. More information about the requirements and responsibilities of being a TCA Youth Ambassador can be found by downloading the complete application below. Applicants may choose to submit their application via mail or email or complete an online application using the Google Form below.
Mailed applications must be postmarked on or before December 1, 2021, and mailed to the address on the application.
Emailed applications must be received before 11:59 p.m. on December 1, 2021. Please include "YOUTH AMBASSADORS" in the subject line.
Online applications must be submitted using the Google Form link and must be received before 11:59 p.m. on December 1, 2021.
Davis is the 16-year-old daughter of Mark and Loretta Davis of Bedford County. Davis is a lifelong Angus cattle enthusiast. She plays a vital role in her family’s Angus cattle operation and has acquired many accolades on the local, state, and national levels with her Angus cattle. She is an active member of her FFA chapter and 4-H. Davis is a senior at Shelbyville Central High School.
Ella Pollock is the 17-year-old daughter of Phillip and Dana Pollock of Lincoln County. Pollock is actively involved in the Lincoln County 4-H program and Lincoln County FFA Chapter. She has been a member of several successful livestock, dairy, and meats judging teams during her tenure in 4-H and FFA. In addition to her competitive involvement on these teams, she enjoys exhibiting Shorthorn and ShorthornPlus cattle. Pollock recently graduated from Lincoln County High School, and is a freshman at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
Morgan Riley is the 16-year-old daughter of Joseph and Misty Riley of Williamson County. Riley has a vast knowledge of the beef cattle industry in Tennessee. She is an active participant in her FFA chapter, 4-H club, and the Tennessee’s Top Tier program. Riley also enjoys playing softball and being active in her community. Riley is a senior at Page High School.
Lena Sims is the 18-year-old daughter of Robby and Jerri Lynn Sims of Humphreys County. Sims is a dedicated herdsman and advocate for the beef cattle industry. She has been active in 4-H and FFA showing cattle. Through her involvement in the cattle industry, she has also developed her communication skills and grown her passion for agriculture. Sims has been involved in a host of student organizations and sports teams. She is currently a sophomore at the University of Tennessee at Martin.