Former Texas FFA State Officer’s Jackie Lee and Krysti Kelley recently joined the Texas FFA Foundation as this year’s summer interns and will play an integral role at the 86th annual Texas FFA State Convention. As the Foundation interns, Lee and Kelley will be on location in Fort Worth, Texas, representing the Texas FFA Foundation at the largest youth led convention in Texas with approximately 11,000 members and guests estimated to attend.
Lee of Mineola, Texas, became a junior FFA member in 2003 and was an active FFA member throughout high school. She graduated high school in 2012 and went on to serve on the 2012-2013 Texas FFA State Officer Team. She is now a full time student at Texas A&M University, studying animal science. After college, she plans on becoming an agricultural policy maker for the state of Texas.
Kelley of Mission, Texas, graduated from Sharyland High School in 2011. She was an active FFA member with Area X Association and served on the 2011-2012 Texas FFA State Officer team. Kelly is currently a senior at Texas Tech University and is studying agricultural education with an emphasis in animal science. Next spring, she will complete her student teaching and wants to continue her education by obtaining a Master’s degree. Upon completion of her Master’s degree, Kelley would like to serve the FFA program in a new capacity, as an agricultural sciences teacher and FFA advisor.