The Oregon Dairy Princess-Ambassador (DPA) Program has been promoting the dairy industry since 1959 through classroom presentations, county and state fairs, community events, summer camps, school assemblies and more.
State and County DPA’s develop valuable skills including: public speaking, grooming, poise, nutrition, confidence and lifelong friendships. You also make a difference in your community, earn college Scholarships and possibly receive internship credits. Learn more about who we are.
Request for Presentations or Events
The Dairy Princess Ambassador Program provides free 30 minute educational presentations for students in grades K-5 and 6-8. Each student receives a bookmark with cool dairy facts and teachers receive classroom resources. Topic include:
• Dairy cows and dairy farming in Oregon
• Milk—The journey from farm to table
• The importance of good nutrition via the “My Plate” guidelines
• Calcium: For strong bones, teeth and muscles!
The Dairy Princess Ambassador Program also attends events around the State of Oregon (such as; community resource, school resource and health fairs, community and family focused events, county fairs, after-school programs, organizational club, conventions) and provides a 25 minute civic engagement presentation.
Our Educational Presentations align with the following Oregon Common Core State Standards:
Essential Skills: 4, 5
Health Standards: HE.03,05,08.PH01.CC; HE.03,05.PH01.AI; HE.03,05.PH02.CC; HE.05.PH02.SM; HE.03, 05.PH02.ADV; HE.05.PH03.ADV
Science Standards: K-4.3
Pierson Crowned 2016 State Dairy Princess Ambassador.
Read the press release.
State or county dairy princesses alumni, please fill out the form to help us keep in touch.