Cultivating Gratitude

We’ve all had those rough moments in life where we ask ourselves, “Why is this happening to me?” When we ask ourselves this question, we tend to only respond with negative answers. In the moment it’s hard to think of the positive things that can come from it.  Growing...

In the Classroom

Throughout the past five years, it would be impossible to say which FFA experience has impacted me the most. From being a first year student to running for office, from SAE’s to competitions… the one thing each of these experiences have in common is the support and...

Reflecting Back

As 2022 comes to a close, New Year’s Resolutions abound around us all. Before setting my goals for the new year, I find myself reflecting back on all that has happened this year. In early January, I made the final decision to run for State Office. This decision...

Wrapping up the Year

As we begin to wrap up this year, I can’t help but reflect back on all of the incredible gifts we have received thus far. In our short eight months of office, my teammates and I have discovered that gifts present themselves in many forms. Instead of being wrapped and...

Car Ride Conversations

I routinely find myself behind the wheel of the FFA truck driving across the state, as one would expect of a state officer. These are some of the moments that I have treasured and learned the most about myself and individuals around me. Whether it is five minutes or...