Thursday, Texas FFA Vice President Colt Gresham was selected to become the next candidate to run for a national FFA office. He attributes his nomination to years of hard work.
“When I was in the eighth grade as a Greenhand, my agriculture teacher asked me what I wanted to achieve through FFA,” said Gresham. “I told him that I wanted to attend Texas A&M and become a National FFA Officer. As of right now, both of those dreams are on their way to becoming true.”
Gresham will attend the National FFA Convention in October in hopes of becoming a national officer. In the meantime, he will prepare for several interviews, refine his resume and arrange workshops to be presented at the convention. If elected, Gresham will be the first officer from Texas since Randa Braune served as the Western Region Vice President on the 2009-2010 officer team.
“If it wasn’t for the members, I would not be here,” said Gresham. “It’s all about them. I want them to be able to say ‘I shared a personal relationship with that guy who’s at the highest level that you can possibly be in the FFA.’ It’s all about personal relationships.”