Neff vying for Dairy Ambassador
April 14, 2009 · 11:31 AM
Andrea Neff is among three candidates running for the position of Snohomish County Dairy Ambassador for 2009.
Neff is a 2006 graduate of Marysville-Pilchuck High School and her parents, Simon and Cherene Neff live in Arlington. Her competition is Kelsey Anderson, of Snohomish, and Brooke Schoenbachler, of Stanwood.
The winner will be announced at the 54th annual Dairy Ambassador Coronation Banquet April 17.
Neff attended Everett Community College and University of Hawaii in Hilo.
As a student at M-PHS, she was active with the high school choir and theater.
She lived on the family dairy farm for her first 10 years, and joined the Cloverleaf 4-H Club when the family moved off the farm.
She spent time at her uncle’s Holstein farm working with her show animals and helping her cousins feed the calves. She had dairy cows and goats as 4-H projects, showing them for five years.
In high school, she joined Future Farmers of America and served as chapter president.
Neff is an accomplished skier, an avid hunter and played soccer. She also enjoys ballroom dancing and studies her Swiss heritage. Her plans include finishing college and pursuing a career in education.
The coronation banquet starts at 6 p.m. April 17 at Silvana’s Viking Hall. For information call Dodge at 360-652-9252.