Age and school: 18, Williamsburg High School
Family: Parents, Tammy and Tony Detwiler; brothers, Kyle and Kody
Years involved with FFA: Four years in FFA and nine years in 4-H
Kurt A. Detwiler
Amount of time spent on FFA: With market goats, you have to put in anywhere from six to eight months. For market beef, you have to put in at least 10 months. Each of these depend on when you purchase the animals for the project year.
FFA projects: Market goats, market beef
Favorite FFA memory: Going camping with the whole FFA chapter at the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon
FFA accomplishments: Keystone Award, vice president
How has FFA prepared you for your future aspirations: It prepared me with keeping good records and managing my money.
Special thanks: My grandfather, Garry Kensinger, helped me so much through FFA as well as 4-H, and I wouldn't have had this great opportunity to be an FFA member without him.
Quote: "FFA teaches you the quality traits that you need in life to be a successful, hardworking member of society, as well as doing it in a way that everyone enjoys."