I began teaching Agriculture Education at Nichols Career Center, and serving as one of the FFA Advisors in 2009. I have a degree in Agriculture Education from the University of Missouri- Columbia. I come to Jefferson City from Hermann, where I grew up on our family farm and was very active in my high school, especially in FFA. My favorite things to teach are plant science and leadership. Outside of school, one of my key volunteer activities is that I serve as the Co-Executive Director for Camp Quality. Camp Quality is a camp for children with cancer and their siblings.