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This is the start of my thirty-first year as a teacher of Agriculture Science and as a FFA Advisor. I am a graduate of Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas. I spent my first eight years teaching Agriculture Science and coaching wrestling in the small farming and ranching community of Elkhart which is located in Southwest Kansas. Before coming to Era, I spent fourteen years teaching in Slidell. I have experience in farming, ranching, feedlot mgt, and coaching. I currently live in Ponder with my wife Hayley. My wife has been an elementary school teacher for 35 years. We are brand new to the empty nest life as our last child, Zeke just graduated from high school and will be attending NCTC this fall. My oldest son Taylor is married with two children. He works on the Air Force base in Great Falls, Mt . My daughter Alyssa is married and is a nurse in Justin. My middle son Trey also lives in Montana and he just finished his Bachelors Degree in General Ministry. Hayley's oldest daughter Bayley is married with two children. Bayley and her husband Ivan are Travel nurses all over the United States. She also has another daughter Lesley. Lesley and her husband Tyler own their own business in Stephenville.We love spending time with our grown children and spoiling our Grandchildren. I love the outdoors and activities associated with the outdoors. I enjoy working out, mountain biking, hiking, hunting, and running. We also spend time as members and volunteers at Gateway Church in Justin. I love teaching Agriculture Science in Era. I look forward to getting to know each and every student in Ag.