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TFB Scholarship Winners

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S.M. True Jr. Agricultural Scholar

MaKayla Arthur MaKayla Arthur
Crosby County
District 2

MaKayla Arthur, a Crosby County Farm Bureau member, is the 2018 S.M. True Jr. Agricultural Scholar Award recipient. Arthur, who is pursuing a degree in Agricultural Services and Development at Tarleton State University, has a history of leadership and service to agriculture. In college, she has served as ABC Pro Rodeo Queen and president of the Alpha Gamma Delta – Epsilon Upsilon Chapter. While in high school, Arthur was president of her high school FFA chapter and district FFA sentinel. She has received her Lone Star Farmer Degree and National FFA American Degree.

Dick Mitchell Memorial Foundation

Tyler Harmonson Tyler Harmonson
Jack County
District 3

My career path will provide me the opportunity to stay involved in my passions. It will allow me to give back and provide quality service to the farmers and ranchers who educated me as a young man. My desire to help the community and their livestock is my passion and I was able to discover that through the help of agricultural groups. As I pursue my career, I will never forget this situation that placed a solid foundation for me to further my education and bolster my career.

District 1 Scholarship Recipients

Kade McBryde Edward M. Stallwitz Honorary Scholarship

Kade McBryde
Sherman County
District 1

While working on our family farm and ranch, I have learned many valuable skills on how to grow crops, work on motors, and manage livestock, but those are not the most important lessons. I have been taught that you cannot accomplish anything without good old fashioned hard work. When times got difficult, my family has always been there to help each other out. They have also taught me that the most important part of a person’s life is having a relationship with Christ. He is, and will always be, the center of my life.

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Macey Thurman Macey Thurman
Randall County
District 1

Showing goats has taught me valuable lessons in caring for livestock, where food comes from and the importance of agriculture, as well as a strong work ethic and responsibility. My greatest reward though has been in using my project to teach others these same lessons. My goal is that, in the future, showmen who I have taught will be able to teach others so the program will continue and grow from many years to come.

Maraceille Cooke Maraceille Cooke
Hemphill County
District 1

I am a person who will pursue my passions diligently, no matter how steep the road to achieving my goal; a person who will give back to my community through my work ethic and determination to see others better themselves. I was raised to pursue my goals relentlessly. I was taught to focus on my objective and to overcome any obstacles or prejudices based on my gender or position on the pay scale to succeed.

Carolina Cook Caroline Cook
Hemphill County
District 1

I am more appreciative of my opportunities and am utterly grateful for the chance I have to make a difference. It makes me work even harder for the future I desire. I am passionate about my future goals and am committed to helping others along the way. Once I have decided to accomplish a goal, I am determined and unyielding in achieving it.

District 2 Scholarship Recipients

Shae Suttle S.M. True Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Shae Suttle
Crosby County
District 2

I am so proud to be an advocate of agriculture. I am a fourth generation cotton farmer and cattle raiser. Agriculture is a way of life for my family. I live and breathe agriculture and will share my story with anyone.

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Garrison Kleman Garrison Kleman
Castro County
District 2

We can work all of our lives to progress our own dreams, expectations and careers. But until we help someone else do the same, we have achieved nothing. In the agricultural industry this is especially true because no one person can know everything they need to succeed. Success requires a network of people working together for something larger than themselves.

Conner Faught Conner Faught
Terry County
District 2

As I have become more involved in student organizations and travel around the state, I have had the chance to continue to promote West Texas and our grape industry. I am thankful for the many activities in which I participate that have given me a deeper view of my hometown and the industry. Agriculture has had a hand in getting me to where I am today and it will take me to new places tomorrow.

Seth Murphree Seth Murphree
Parmer County
District 2

The best part about working with kids and teaching them about agriculture is seeing how eager they are to learn. I love seeing a fourth grader’s eyes light up when they learn something interesting about agriculture. It is that “spark” that is in their eye that could flare out to start the fire in them. It is that fire that will spread and engulf their lives and create their passion for agriculture. With this passion that we instill in them at a young age, they could revolutionize and take over the agricultural industry in the future.

District 3 Scholarship Recipients

Marissa Walker James Loran Memorial Scholarship

Marissa Walker
Baylor County
District 3

I wouldn’t trade these experiences or memories for anything in the world. I learned some valuable lessons and spent quality time with friends. I love being able to say I was able to help just a little bit in the effort to clean up after Hurricane Harvey. I was able to make a difference in someone’s life, and that is what I will take with me throughout life.

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Kamylnn Thomas Kamlynn Thomas
Jack County
District 3

My small-town community is full of farmers, ranchers and people who are influential in agriculture. Growing up in this town, I have seen the effect that each person has made in others’ lives, including mine. As a small token of my appreciation, I felt it was necessary to helps give back to my community in a positive way.

Riley Sloan Riley Sloan
Haskell County
District 3

Even with the huge impact we get to see take place with such a diverse group of kids [at our Ag in the Classroom event], the most rewarding part is when, at the end of the day, students are talking about how they are going to go home and tell their families about what a good industry agriculture is and all the new things they have learned throughout the day.

Tyler Harmonson Tyler Harmonson
Jack County
District 3

I have enjoyed my show career greatly but it brings me pride seeing the young men and women that will take my place in the future. I get to make a lasting impact on these kids at a young age which makes me feel like I have been a part of something greater than myself. Watching a young man that I help win junior showmanship brought me pride and let me see the reap of my harvest.

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District 4 Scholarship Recipients

Sterling Pieniazek Joe Kapavik Memorial Scholarship

Sterling Pieniazek
Denton County
District 4

Providing a safe and wholesome food supply is something we are taught all throughout our agricultural education courses. It is our duty as agriculturalists to ensure the world is provided with safe products for consumers to consume. It is pretty cool that I got to take part in feeding people all over the world, and I hope that one day I will get to continue to make an impact in others through American agriculture.

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John Beck John Beck
Navarro County
District 4

My community service project promoting agriculture by developing a plan for the conservation and enhancement of native Texas wildfire habitats for native Texas bees will hopefully “bee” the difference as individuals become involved based on the information that I have shared.

Delaney Sauers Delaney Sauers
Ellis County
District 4

I am very proud of the progress we have made [in starting our FFA chapter] and the response we have received from our community. I will be the first to admit that I accepted my office [of president] a little blindly and did not know what I was really getting myself into, but I am very grateful to have had the opportunity to start an organization for my school that will impact all of the generations that will follow me.

Madilyn Grams Madilyn Grams
Denton County
District 4

Through the combined work I did throughout National FFA Week and aiding in running and teaching people through the Texas Farm Bureau Mobile Learning Barn, I was able to promote agriculture by creating a better connection between the agriculture producers and the day-to-day consumer.

District 5 Scholarship Recipients

Tanner Miller Pete Gipson/Mike Barrett Memorial Scholarship

Tanner Miller
Gregg County
District 5

My passion is advocating for agriculture and the beef cattle industry. As a fifth generation cattle producer, it is my life’s goal to make sure that the next generation has the opportunity to enjoy farm life, raise livestock and steward our natural resources.

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Ashlynn Eubanks Ashlynn Eubanks
Titus County
District 5

The rest of the pages in my memory album are blank. This new adventure will fill my remaining pages. I hope the theme of serving carries through to the end. Can I help farmers? Can I help ranchers? Can I help people who are in need? One thing I do know is that my life journey will not just be for me. I am excited to see where the future takes us.

Jessie Thaten Jessie Thaten
Lamar County
District 5

A farmer doesn’t just ride around on a tractor all day, but rather they grow the food that we eat everyday, and they are to thank for the clothes on our backs, and the pillows that we all lay on every night. Agriculture is the past, present and future of our world and if we can get the younger portion of society to realize that, then I believe that agriculture will continue to prosper, maybe even in a way that it hasn’t before.

Grace O'Dom Grace O’Dom
Harrison County
District 5

It is important to put others before yourself, especially when you have responsibilities to uphold. The Farm Bureau Leadership Contest is one of my favorite agricultural events not only to participate in, but help organize as well. With the help of my agriculture science teachers and the leaders of our local Farm Bureau, this contest has been able to grow and flourish for over 25 years.

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District 6 Scholarship Recipients

Mikel-Ann Terry Billy Huddleston Honorary Scholarship

Mikel-Ann Terry
Fisher County
District 6

As a result of promoting agriculture, I have uncovered my path toward my future. A position of leadership and responsibility is where I have found I thrive in agriculture. Because of this, I plan on becoming an agricultural accountant. I want to continue to promote agriculture through my business and encourage agriculturalists in all their endeavors.

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Abigail SoRelle Abigail SoRelle
Coke-Sterling County
District 6

At the heart of it all, my little family farm is still the same. As a family, we love our farm and work together to keep it going. My project became a family tradition and a personal love for growing things. I will always appreciate what my family and our farm has taught me, and I look forward to passing what I have learned on to my own children someday.

Lauren Sorelle Lauren SoRelle
Coke-Sterling County
District 6

Little did I know that a simple chicken hobby would grow into a full-fledged passion for fowl of all kinds. This hobby would be a turning point in my young life. I would develop a deep appreciation for agriculture that I plan to pass on to future generations.

William McCollum William McCollum
Tom Green County
District 6

Speaking about these important policy issues I hope has sparked in the community a commitment to stay informed on national policy. This experience allowed me to gain confidence, knowledge and acquire leadership skills. I plant to continue my study of policy as it relates to agriculture, and maybe one day have the opportunity to advocate for farmers and ranchers. It has been a pleasure to give back in some small way to the agricultural community that has helped to shape my values and way of life.

District 7 Scholarship Recipients

Micah Trull Sally Buxkemper Memorial Scholarship

Micah Trull
McCulloch County
District 7

Ninety-eight percent of Americans do not work directly on a farm or ranch. However, agriculture is indiscreetly intertwined with all our lives. Many things we do every day are related to agriculture. I hope to be able to work with others in the agriculture field such as farmers, manufacturers and retailers to ensure nourishing food gets to people in need in my community, other communities and around the world.

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Luke Carroll Luke Carroll
Brown County
District 7

I have learned that leadership is not about me; instead leadership is about service to others. I am confident in my leadership abilities, and will take what I have learned with me throughout my life. With my extensive leadership and speaking experience, I know I am ready to confront any challenge that may face me in the years to come.

Tara Glasscock Tara Glasscock
Brown County
District 7

As a youth participating in 4-H, I learned about the six pillars of character and I was able to put them into use as I ran to become the fair association queen, and during my reign. I was able to demonstrate citizenship toward my community  by promoting our youth fair as a positive event for your to learn more abut agriculture, responsibility, record keep skills and to help youth prepare for a solid and stable future.

Riley McKinzie Riley McKinzie
Erath County
District 7

I have actively been involved in serving my community for the entirety of my high school career. I created an outreach program for students with special needs, including creating a curriculum for students with special needs in order for them to become more involved within the school. I am thankful for the opportunity to create an inclusive and diverse environment.

District 8 Scholarship Recipients

Chandler Barton David Bevels Memorial Scholarship

Chandler Barton
Milam County
District 8

Agriculture has been part of my life since the day I was born. I like to use the saying that without agriculture, we would be hungry and naked! As a member of 4-H, FFA and other organizations, I’ve had the opportunity to see the difference community service makes not only in my life, but the lives of others.

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Erin Steglich Erin Steglich
Bell County
District 8

The average American consumer today is at least three generations removed from production agriculture. This gap between producers and consumers led to a lack of knowledge and understanding that eventually gave way to misunderstandings and, in some cases, a general distrust of the industry. Education is the most effective way to combat this issue, and youth are more responsive to education than any other age group. The necessity for agricultural education at a young age has become increasingly apparent to me.

Reagan Hood Reagan Hood
Robertson County
District 8

Agriculture has always and always will be a huge part of my life. Promoting agriculture with our community garden has just been a continuation of my everyday life. My whole background growing up has been agriculture. It has made me who I am today as an advocate and leader. This community garden helped spark the advocate in me. It played a big part in showing me how to promote, teach and advocate agriculture.

Macey Malcik Macey Malcik
Bell County
District 8

I have been blessed to have been raised on a family farm. I am very fortunate that my grandparents and parents both gave me a heifer when I was young so that I could start my own herd. It has been a great opportunity for me to learn, work alongside my family and earn some money. My family provided me the opportunity to learn about agriculture and its importance in our family and community and I am thankful that I now have the knowledge and skills to continue, grow and promote my agricultural heritage.

District 9 Scholarship Recipients

Megan Dunn Harold Hughes Memorial Scholarship

Megan Dunn
Shelby County
District 9

As a wise man once stated, “Leadership is not about you, but it starts with you.” While every day I strive to lead my peers, I truly think about the impact that it will have on them. I believe that a true leader focuses on how their actions will affect others. Teaching youth about the agriculture industry is my passion. As the population is continuing to separate from agriculture, I strive to educate people on the impact the industry has on our everyday lives. I believe it is essential in today’s society.

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Kimberlin Arnold Kimberlin Arnold
Angelina County
District 9

Trips to Haiti opened my eyes to the fact that there are homeless and hungry people in my own backyard and maybe I could do something local to help. When I first experienced the joy of seeing someone’s face light up from receiving food to nourish themselves and their family, I knew I was meant to serve. I want to be a part of making this world a better, safer and healthier place to live.

Hannah Burleson Hannah Burleson
Houston County
District 9

My favorite hobbies are those related to agriculture. I have spent all of my high school career participating in agriculture events and helping expose others to agriculture so they understand its importance. With all of the negativity being put around agriculture during these times, it is important to expose children to positive experiences with agriculture early, so that they are not only exposed to the negative views of the industry.

Callie Richburg Callie Richburg
Houston County
District 9

Although we do live in a rural area, many children do not see agriculture in action, and they do not have a real understanding of its prominent role in their daily lives. I’m grateful that I was able to positively impact these kids lives through teaching them about agriculture and submerging them into agricultural activities for a day. I consider myself fortunate to have take part in such a valuable learning experience for the youth in my area.

District 10 Scholarship Recipients

Charlsie Harris Dennis Dean Honorary Scholarship

Charlsie Harris
Atascosa County
District 10

I have been around cats, dogs and farm animals my whole life. What a dream come true it would be for me to have a career tending to the health needs of these animals. I have a soft spot in my heart for animals and for their owners as well. Also, I believe the good Lord has given me the patience to deal with animals in a calm and loving manner.

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Samantha Shaw Samantha Shaw
Bexar County
District 10

Advocating for this industry is easy. My one goal throughout everything I have done, such as the ag fair, the magnet and elective fairs and my ag issues team, was to influence someone else to participate and eventually become an agricultural advocate as well. I hope that I have instilled in someone else the passion for agriculture that I posses. I believe in the future of agriculture, and advocacy to future generations will ensure its longevity.

Brooke Vyvlecka Brooke Vyvlecka
Atascosa County
District 10

For the students that I helped with showmanship, I want them to be able to continue to grow in their knowledge and confidence in the show ring. I also ope that I have instilled a small bit of career readiness and understanding within the students that I taught about the agricultural industry. I hope that my job promoting agriculture to these students has taught them premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

Sarah Beall Sarah Beall
Blanco County
District 10

Upon graduation from college, it is my wish to find meaningful employment in agricultural-related mission work with a world relief organization. The decision to follow this career path came through a desire to do the things I love: working outside, studying plant life and serving others. From childhood I have a had a deep love for nature and the inclination to protect the fragile balance of my environment.

District 11 Scholarship Recipients

Wesley Fehrle William “Bill” Thompson Honorary Scholarship

Wesley Fehrle
Washington County
District 11

Our society functions and is based upon agriculture. Agriculture is our nation’s oldest and most honest industry. We must be ready to advocate for those who are putting food on the shelves of our grocery stores.While there are many ways to do this, I chose to do so by broadcasting my voice to the thousands of people across my hometown.

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Brooke Stoddard Brooke Stoddard
Brazoria-Galveston County
District 11

Being able to promote agriculture as a teen leader over the past five years has not only broadened my knowledge of agriculture, but also made me realize how many urban youth are missing out on such a great way of life. I am so thankful and blessed that I have been raised with a background of agriculture and that I have been able to share my knowledge with young children and that I will be continuing my career in agriculture by becoming a large animal veterinarian.

Clayton Stuhrenberg Clayton Stuhrenberg
Matagorda County
District 11

I’ve been helping out on my family’s farm since I was old enough to push a broom. I hope to one day design and program user-friendly technology that will help farmers grow more food with better and easier-to-use technology. It only takes one google search to realize groups and organizations with deep pockets were working to hurt those involved in agriculture and keep affordable food off the table.

Emily Miksch Emily Miksch
Fayette County
District 11

My level of activity with multiple 4-H projects has made a positive impact on my life and has developed my leadership skills and expanded my opportunities for personal growth. My exposure to agriculture will forever affect nearly every aspect of my adult life and my involvement has reinforced the power of farming in society’s daily life. Living on a farm promotes family involvement, cooperation, responsibility, healthy lifestyles and teamwork.

District 12 Scholarship Recipients

Cullen Eppright Don Sugarek Memorial Scholarship

Cullen Eppright
Gonzales County
District 12

I want to hold true to my roots in the agricultural and rodeo industries and combine them with my interests and talents of service, leadership, communications and business to help agriculture interest organizations continue the advancement of agriculture into the future. I also want to give back to these organizations that have given me so much.

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J Burns Cowley J. Burns Cowley
Dewitt County
District 12

There are so many people in our country who have no idea how their supper made it to the table, or the issues surrounding the agricultural community that provides that supper for them! I am very proud to give back to the agricultural community in the form of educating consumers through my beef education projects. I’m one of the lucky ones. I was raised on a farm!

Bailey McAnulty Bailey McAnutly
Guadalupe County
District 12

I want to help farmers keep the dream alive. My Hurricane Harvey relief project taught me that I really can accomplish amazing things and improved my communication and organizational skills significantly. But, most importantly, I learned what the spirit of giving means.

Payton Meuth Payton Meuth
Wilson County
District 12

The value of education and community is something I have always understood from a young age and my parents made it very important in our daily lives. The power of education is incredible and is an amazing tool to have in our society to learn about our world. I try to promote agriculture every day of my life because I know without it, we would not have the clothes on our backs or food on our plates. I know how important agriculture is and I want the general public to understand the same ideas.

District 13 Scholarship Recipients

Travis Davis Everest Frank Pawlik Memorial Scholarship

Travis Davis
Willacy County
District 13

I want to become an agricultural scientist to help feed an ever-growing population. FFA has taught me to be a servant leader who gives back to the community, provide for others and, above all else, promote agriculture. I have learned that I can do anything that I put my mind to and that you need to work hard in order to be successful.

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Katherine James Katherine James
Live Oak County
District 13

Growing up on a small farm surrounded by livestock, feed and tractors, I often took for granted my own agriculture experiences. I firmly believe that in order to effectively promote our industry, we must reach outside the comfort zone of our own circle of friends. I would like to work as a foreign ambassador for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, so I can advocate for American agriculture and continue to promote the industry that has shaped me into the person I am today.

Charles Lee Charles Lee
Hildalgo County
District 13

After my first attendance of Kids, Kows and More, I was proud of my friend and me for sharing our story. In fact, I enjoyed sharing my passion with these students so much, I went on to attend two more Kids, Kows and More events and continue to share my story of agriculture and my 4-H story.

Macie Scarborough Macie Scarborough
Nueces County
District 13

Agriculture has always been an important part of my life. I have grown up on a farm surrounded by family that has farmed for generations. I truly understand how vital it is to know and understand where our food, clothing and other products come from. I want to have a career in agriculture that allows me to show others how vital agriculture is to our survival and daily lives. I feel blessed to have been a part of something so important to our country as well as our future.

Young Farmer & Rancher

Macey Thurman Macey Thurman
Randall County
District 1

I love agriculture and the people who are the backbone of the industry, so I want to do everything I can to see these people succeed in their own careers. I want to help feed the world and I believe that helping the people who put in the labor to produce food is the best path for me. Understanding agricultural marketing and how to effectively share a message is a vital skill I have learned and I am excited about the opportunities that await me.

Garrison Kleman Garrison Kleman
Castro County
District 2

My goal is to improve the safety of farm equipment and prevent farm accidents. I don’t want to just create safety mechanisms. I want to educate people about them. In order to truly improve the safety of the agriculture industry, improving safety mechanisms is not enough. I hope to improve the safety of the agriculture and farming industries.

Kameryn Mathis Kameryn Mathis
Haskell County
District 3

Growing up in a rural town in West Texas, I have always been surrounded by farming and ranching. Agriculture is a way of life, and without this background and foundation, I would be a completely different person with a completely different worldview. Learning about the importance of farming and ranching has allowed me to discover a passion for advocating for agriculture. It is important to me that we educate others about agriculture.

Abby Wimmer Abby Wimmer
Denton County
District 4

I believe that there is always more to learn and gain from working with someone who has practiced a trade longer than you, and I want to attain as much as I can in order to provide the best care to my patients and customers. When I am my own business owner, I want to provide support to my local community and I want to be actively involved in events, just as my town’s veterinary practice has done for several years.

Tanner Miller Tanner Miller
Gregg County
District 5

I look forward to serving farmers and ranchers by helping them to achieve their business and entrepreneurial goals. I am passionate about advocating for the beef cattle industry and production agriculture in general. Whether it be ag lending, agricultural sales or advocating for the agricultural industry, I know that my training, education and experiences in college will prepare me for a great career in agriculture. I can’t wait for all the opportunities and adventures that lie ahead.

Kanyon Carper Kanyon Carper
Nolan County
District 6

Wildlife biology is the perfect career for me because I will be doing what I love. I look forward to future opportunities to participate in various studies that will benefit wildlife and their habitat. My concern for nature and wildlife, along with a firm educational foundation, will open the door for me to positively impact the environment and make a difference for future generations.

Micah Trull Micah Trull
McCulloch County
District 7

Ninety-eight percent of Americans do not work directly on a farm or ranch. However, agriculture is indiscreetly intertwined with our lives. I plan to pursue a career in public service and work with agriculture finanching, community development, economic development, grants, international trade, rural affairs and rural health. All of these agriculture areas impact the lives of people

Rebekah Robert Rebekah Robert
McLennan County
District 8

Growing up in rural Texas, agriculture was always a part of my life. My family was dominated by farmers and ranchers, as was the community I grew up in. It was in high school that I decided that ag advocacy is the field I want to work in. American agriculture is vital to the health and economy of this nation and deserves to be recognized as that. I want to play an active part in that recognition.

Megan Dunn Megan Dunn
Shelby County
District 9

I am motivated to pursue a degree in the agriculture industry so that I can fight for the industry that feeds our population. I have learned the importance of fighting for the agriculture industry and educating those people that are ignorant to the fact that we produce a safe and wholesome product. After college, I would like to have a career in marketing and design and possibly owning my own marketing business. I plan to work hard to continue making my current design business successful and I will also continue to further my knowledge in the agriculture industry.

Brook Vyvlecka Brooke Vyvlecka
Atascosa County
District 10

Agriculture is the leading industry in this world and is already a dynamic necessity, but with the rapid growth of the world’s population, the demand is going to become even stronger for people to use their voices to publicly advocate about the benefits and opportunities within agriculture. I want to be the voice of the agriculture industry. I want to be heard across our great nation. I want people to believe that they too can make a difference in something much larger than themselves.

Anica Winn Anica Winn
Brazos County
District 11

I have wanted to work with animals and care for them for as long as I can remember. From the vets to the farmers and ranchers, there is a sense of camaraderie that is not common among all career paths. I want to have a positive impact on that camaraderie and continue to find ways to give back to my community. My passion for animals and serving my community are in perfect alignment with this part of our society.

Dalton Dornburg Dalton Dornburg
Victoria County
District 12

From a young age, I have always been interested in becoming a veterinarian and have been passionate about livestock. The show cattle industry and the people within it have contributed to shaping me into the person I am today. I would not be where I am now without the support I have received along the way. It is my goal to be able to support and mentor kids in their show cattle projects as I have been. Giving back to the industry that has raised me is very important to me, and being a large animal vet will allow me to contribute even more.

Travis Davis Travis Davis
Willacy County
District 13

One of the main reasons’s why I want to be an agricultural scientist is to help inform the public that agriculture is not bad. Agriculture is the foundation of society, and I believe that as an agricultural scientist, I will have a platform to advocate for an industry that has done so much for me. I believe that it is important to have the agriculture industry constantly improving in order to feed a growing population.

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Young Farmer & Rancher for Enrolled Students

Brice Boyd Brice Boyd
Hamilton County
District 8

I am pursuing a carer in the agricultural industry so that I can help equip students with the tools to be used in the real world and to continually use them and improve in their daily lives. I want to teach high school students the value of hard work, what it really means to serve and that everybody can have an impact. I want the opportunity to provide young people with similar experiences so they can keep influencing the world.

Marah Walls Marah Walls
Kerr County
District 10

I have not always been invoved with the agriculture industry, but I know now I always will. My passion was ignited back in high school but continues to grow every day. I want to inspire other students to pursue careers in agriculture to further secure the future of our industry. My mission in life is to eliminate stigmas associated with the industry and increse society’s involvement with where their necessities come from. Agriculture is the future.

Mayson Schulze Mayson Schulze
Guadalupe County
District 12

The physical production side of agriculture has always been what I am strongly passionate about. However, nowadays there is even more importance in educating and communicating with the general public about agriculture. I am excited to learn even more helpful knowledge and information that I can apply for the rest of my life. I look forward to spending my life devoted to American agriculture as I advocate, improve and communicate for this industry.