Family: Mother Lori; sister Tosha; and brothers Tyler and Tanner
Hometown: Stilwell, Okla.
FFA Chapter: Stilwell FFA
Advisors: Marty Horn and Jeff Hudgins
What is your favorite aspect of agriculture?
“What I like best is raising goats because they have so much personality and have taught me a sense of responsibility because their lives depend on me. I have up to 12 goats at one time with more in the future because I am keeping some for breeding and have a bred nanny.”
Who is the most influential person in your life?
“I have been fortunate enough to have several really influential people. I learned cooking from Granny, shooting from grandpa, crafting and creativity from my mom and becoming involved in FFA from my ag teacher Marty Horn.”
What is your current involvement in agriculture?
“This year I am secretary of my FFA chapter and hope to take one of the higher positions next year which are usually left for upperclassman. I am also very busy taking care of my goats which sometimes is really time intensive because I compete so much in a variety of FFA areas.”
What is your earliest
“When I was 3 or 4, I started showing Hampshire pigs at the fair and have never forgotten it.”
“OJAM is a competition whose intent is to preserve the heritage of primitive archery including making or using handmade bows. I recently won the selfbow and overall high score competition with a selfbow made by my poppo. I was also the Oklahoma Scholastic Shooting Sports High School Female Champion and had the grand champion breed goat the Adair County Fair. In addition, I am a member of a national championship archery team.”