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Joseph said she has been singing since she was able to talk, and FFA encouraged her passion. Performing “Walking After Midnight” during a talent show at the FFA state convention in 2022 sparked her interest in pursuing a career in music.
FFA aims to help young people develop leadership skills and grow as individuals. You don’t have to grow up on a farm to join the club, enroll in a high school ag class, or join a local chapter.
“The blue jacket is for everyone,” Joseph said, referring to FFA’s signature attire.
Joseph grew up showing horses and lambs in 4-H and joined FFA in high school. The programs complement one another and have many members in common.
At this year’s National Western Stock Show, Joseph will sing the national anthem before the 4-H and FFA rodeos. She and her fellow state officers will also carry a roughly 30-by-40-foot U.S. flag into the arena to honor service members ahead of the Military Appreciation Rodeo.
The state officers will be at the stock show every day, giving tours of the National Western Center grounds and Spur campus and educating visitors about animals and animal care in the nursery.
Joseph will release two more songs this spring. When her tenure as FFA president ends the first week of June, she plans to return to Nashville to record another album. If a music career isn’t in the cards, she is equally enthusiastic about her backup plan.
“I would love to become an equine-assisted therapist and focus on people with disabilities, as well as veterans and first responders with PTSD,” Joseph said. “My goal is to get a degree that will help me accomplish that dream.”
This story was written by Jayme DeLoss, and provided to AGDAILY courtesy of Colorado State University. Check out Teagan Joseph’s music at lizajomusic.com and her music video for “Now I see” on Facebook.
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