Name:  Cody Goldenberg
Age:  15
Parents:  Mike and Kilina Goldenberg
Hometown:  Republic, Mo.
FFA Chapter:  Republic FFA
FFA Advisors:  Mr. Wes Davis and Mr. Mike Shumaker

How are you involved in agriculture?
“I work on a local farm in exchange for hunting access. Plus, I raise chickens.”

What is your involvement in FFA?
“I was the Chaplain of the Republic FFA officer team for the 2012-2013 school year. I participated on the floriculture judging team this year. Last year I participated on the livestock judging team.”

How did you become interested in FFA?
“Mr. Davis encouraged me to join. Plus, it sounded really fun. My dad was in FFA and also encouraged me to join and my grandparents are big supporters of FFA.”

What is your SAE project?
“My SAE is keeping track of chicken egg production. I sell eggs to friends and neighbors. I also work at Aurora Canvas where we make boat covers.”

Future Plans:  “I will be going to Ozarks Technical Community College on the A+ program. Then I want to attend Missouri State University for law enforcement. My goal is to work up to the SWAT team.”

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