Zack Davis participated in a recent Master Gardeners Workday, January 27th, with Linda Heideman, Julie Connor, and Shirley Smith
Zachary A Davis, a five year tenured extension agent grew up in the 4-H program showing market steers and market swine. He was an FFA and FCCLA member for his local chapter and received a Gold medal in FCCLA parliamentary procedure at the national level. He was a Gold Star Award winner in 4-H, and County Council President. He also played on the varsity basketball team and was a regular livestock judger.
Upon completed of high school in Slidell, TX, Davis attended college at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX and graduated with an Agriculture Leadership and Development Degree, and a minor in Agriculture Journalism and Communications in May 2008. During his time in college he was involved in the Aggie Recruitment Committee, a student government association organization, and a member of Aggie Reps a student representative group for the ALEC department. For work, he was a referee for intramural basketball and worked for a beef cattle reproduction lab. At the end of his college work Davis interned for the House Committee on Agriculture in Washington DC from August 2008 to December 2008.
After his internship he became an extension agent for 4-H in Coryell County in Gatesville, TX. The 4-H program grew during that time and currently has 300-400 members. Main programs in Coryell County included College and Career days for youth, and Quality Counts curriculum education for livestock exhibitors. After working there for two years before he transferred to Nueces County in Corpus Christi, TX.