Thu, 16 June 2022
On tomorrow's ag business episode we are featuring a gentleman who has made an interesting career out of auctioning farm and ranch real estate. On the following Monday we are featuring his daughter, who is in the FFA and is also an auctioneer. It is a complete look into the world of this interesting and fundamental career. So, for our re-cap episode this week I wanted to take a look back at some of the other auctioneers who I have profiled on the show. Who better than Cotton Booker, who as the 2018 International Junior Auctioneer Champion!
The original show notes are below:
INTRODUCING COTTON BOOKER!
Today I get to introduce you to a humble young man who is having great success. Cotton Booker is the 2018 International Junior Auctioneer Champion, the youngest ever auctioneer at the Barrett Jackson Auction and the Washington State Star winner in agribusiness.
Cotton's family is in the auctioneering business, and he has been learning about it his whole life. Cotton has had a lot of success through auctioneering, and he went to a professional auctioneer's school when he was only 13 years old as the youngest student they had there.
Today, Cotton works for his families business, and he has also started his own auction company, Booker Auction. He is carrying on the family legacy and trying to help people out in agriculture when it comes time for an estate sale or otherwise.
SUPERVISED AGRICULTURAL EXPERIENCE: Auctioneering
HIGH SCHOOL: Colfax High School; Colfax, Washington
FFA ADVISOR: Michael Heitstuman
CONTACT INFORMATION FOR COTTON BOOKER:
Click on the picture below to be taken to the Colfax High School website:
Cotton's FFA Advisors' Email Addresses: MICHAEL.HEITSTUMAN@csd300.com
Colfax High School's Telephone Number: (509) 397-4368
Donate to FFA - One way that FFA students are able to start small businesses is through an FFA grant of $1,000. In 2014, 141 FFA students received these grants. With your donations, more students can get this head start - pay it forward.
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Category:FFA -- posted at: 12:30am MDT