Age: 18

Parent: Brenda Reynolds

Siblings: Heather Smith and Barry Woodruff

FFA Chapter: McDonald County FFA

Chapter Advisors: Emily Hutton, Rob Hall and Shawn McAlister

What is your involvement in agriculture?

“In my FFA chapter, I’m on the Nursery/Landscaping team that went to state. Last year, I was on the Forestry team. At home, I raise chickens.”

What’s your favorite part of being involved in agriculture or living on a farm?

“My favorite is seeing my accomplishments grow right in front of me. I am also very proud to be a member of the FFA.”

What are your future plans?

“My future plans are to attend College of the Ozarks and major in horticulture, with a minor in floriculture. I would like to own my own nursery someday or become a greenhouse technician.”

What is the best advice about agriculture you have received?

“My nursery advisor, Mrs. Hutton, has told me many times not the sweat the small stuff. She has taught me that without my ‘off days’ I would not have any improvements.”

Awards: Sarah has received her Greenhand and Chapter degrees in FFA, as well as her Area degree. She has participated in Career Development contests, earning a Group 1 rating at state for nursery. She has also received a proficiency award in Greenhouse Management, as well as FFA scholarship and leadership awards.


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