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Schadler works at cemetery and with FFA

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By The Staff

Jordan Schadler is a Grant County FFA Committee Chairperson and is a student in the co-op program at Grant County High School. He works through the co-op program at the Kentucky Veterans North Cemetery located in Williamstown. He has been employed at the cemetery since it opened this past summer. His main responsibility at the cemetery is keeping the lawn presentable to the guests.

When not busy at work, he is kept busy by other activities that he has going on. Those activities include showing cattle, playing high school football and truck pulls. He has been involved with showing cattle for five years and has showed at the Kentucky State Fair every year. Each year he attends 10 different shows in various counties. His other favorite activity is playing football for Grant County High School. He has played varsity football for the past three years in the positions of right tackle and defensive tackle. He is also a part of the NKTPA (Northern Kentucky Truck Pulling Association). The most recent pull he participated in was the Josh Lilly Memorial Pull, where he pulled the total distance of 285 feet.

Schadler has received several awards, including Grand Champion Steer 2007 and 2008, Reserve Class Champion 2006, 2007 at the Kentucky State Fair and he has received his Greenhand and Chapter degrees from the Grant County FFA, where he is also a member in good standing.

After graduating from Grant County High School, he plans to continue his education at either Northern Kentucky University or the University of Kentucky and major in agriculture. After graduating from college, he plans to breed show cattle and own a farm.

Schadler said he considers Lindsey Duke, a social studies teacher at GCHS, as his role model. He said she is a good teacher, dependable and a good friend.

(Article written by: Jenna Lockwood, Grant County FFA Reporter)