Mr. King grew up in Holmen, Wisconsin on a small hobby farm raising sheep, chickens, and the occasional pig. As an active FFA member in High School, he served as the Chapter President in 2006 and received his American FFA Degree in 2008. In 2012, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin – River Falls, completing a degree in Agricultural Education and minoring in Animal Science and Computer Science. He is the Wisconsin Association of Agricultural Educators (WAAE) Land and Soils Evaluation Committee Chair and in 2015 was selected and trained as a National Agriscience Teacher Ambassador.
While observing his father teach agriculture in the Holmen School District, he was inspired to pursue a career in Agriculture Education. He began teaching in Cashton in the summer of 2012. He also served as the Cashton FFA Advisor. As advisor, has had students qualify and compete at the National Land Evaluation contest in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He also has had many State and American FFA Degree winners. To further support the FFA, he is a lifetime member of the Wisconsin FFA Alumni. Through this organization, he works with community members to support student Supervised Agricultural Experiences (SAE) and classroom instruction. He is also certified as a poultry salmonella pullorum tester for the state of Wisconsin.
Favorite Color: National Blue and Corn Gold
Favorite Class/Subject in School: Agriculture
Favorite FFA Activity: State FFA Honors Chorus
Favorite FFA Memory: Chapter FFA Banquet