Lampasas leaders say FFA prepared them for success

  • Reese Vann, senior loan officer at MCBank, said participaing in FFA during his youth helped him develop public-speaking and customer-relations skills. COURTESY PHOTO
    Reese Vann, senior loan officer at MCBank, said participaing in FFA during his youth helped him develop public-speaking and customer-relations skills. COURTESY PHOTO
  • Crosby Green, right, co-owns Petal Peddlers with her husband, Zane. TERESA THORNTON | DISPATCH RECORD
    Crosby Green, right, co-owns Petal Peddlers with her husband, Zane. TERESA THORNTON | DISPATCH RECORD
  • Jeff Rutland works as an agency manager for Texas Farm Bureau Insurance. COURTESY PHOTO
    Jeff Rutland works as an agency manager for Texas Farm Bureau Insurance. COURTESY PHOTO
  • Dr. Kelli Isom co-owns Isom Veterinary Hospital with her husband Trampus. They are pictured here with their sons, from left, Cayhil, Olson and Preston. COURTESY PHOTO
    Dr. Kelli Isom co-owns Isom Veterinary Hospital with her husband Trampus. They are pictured here with their sons, from left, Cayhil, Olson and Preston. COURTESY PHOTO
Many Lampasas community leaders participated in FFA in their youth. They credit the program with preparing them for leadership and success, and with granting them lifelong friendships. REESE VANN, SENIOR LOAN OFFICER AT MCBANK Reese Vann began showing steers when he was 9 and showed through his senior year in high school. He served as president of the Lampasas FFA chapter and vice president of…

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