East Central’s ag student teachers
The East Central High School Agricultural Science Department and the East Central FFA have had the pleasure of having four student teachers this semester from three different universities. Sidney Carter, Amanda Cedillo, Sara Hering, and Andrea Nordman will be completing their time during the first and second weeks of May.
Sidney C. Carter
Sidney C. Carter is a senior ag science major at Texas A&M University. A 2009 graduate of Sharyland High School, Sidney was a three-time state qualifier in livestock judging and public relations. At East Central, Sidney was responsible for teaching floral design, principles of National Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (AFNR), and veterinary medical applications. She supervised in woodworking and trained a veterinary science career development event team. She will be looking for an ag science teacher position in Area X.
Andrea Nordman grew up in the small town of Florence, and competed at the state and national levels in speaking and judging events. She attended Texas Tech University, majoring in agricultural communications. While in college, Andrea was a member of the 2011 national champion meat judging team, giving her the opportunity to travel to Australia and explore the country’s agriculture industry. Upon completing her student teaching, she plans to find a place of employment as an agri-science teacher. Andrea was responsible for teaching principles of ag, floral design, small animal care, food technology, and woodworking. She was also involved in the training of the meats, food science, and ag communications Career Development teams.
Amanda Cedillo, a May candidate at Texas A & M University in College Station, is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in agricultural science and plans to pursue a career as an agricultural educator. A 2010 Veterans Memorial High School graduate, Amanda is a native of Mission. Amanda was responsible for training the entomology team and assisted with the training of the poultry team. She taught principles of agriculture, floral design, advanced floral design, and woodworking.
Sara Hering, a Southside High School graduate, is continuing her education at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. Sara was responsible for training the horse evaluation team and taught principles of agriculture, floral design, horse management, and woodworking.
The East Central FFA would like to wish Sidney, Andrea, Amanda, and Sara luck in their future endeavors.