Shorkey named Ag Student of the Month.

Staff Writer
Story City Herald
Mitch Shorkey works in the school shop on an electrical wiring activity. Contributed photo

Roland-Story agriculture student and FFA member, Mitchell Shorkey has been selected the “April Agriculture Student of the Month.” Mitchell is the son of Ron and Sandy Shorkey of Roland. He is a senior this year at Roland-Story.

“Mitchell is an excellent student and a leader in our classrooms, FFA activities and athletics. He demonstrates a lot of common sense and is a student that all of his peers in the school look up to and respect,” said Brad Taylor, agriculture education instructor and FFA advisor.

Shorkey has been involved in the agriculture program the past year and has become involved in several activities such as Kids Against Hunger, Fruit Sales, Christmas Party and will be representing Roland-Story in the State FFA Convention in the Team Agriculture Sales Contest. He is also involved in baseball, basketball, golf, cross country, and track.

“Mitchell is a very trustworthy and honest fellow student who is an excellent representative of his family, school and community,” said FFA Chapter President Zach Taylor. “He consistently demonstrates integrity, appropriate work ethic and dedication at all times. His actions speak highly of his character.”