Countdown to Convention: Central Region VP, Karstyn Cantrell’s journey to the blue jacket

We are just over a month away from the National FFA Convention but we are already prepping for the big event and so are the national officers.

Leading up to it, we are checking in with the team to get to know them a little bit better.

Central Region VP, Karstyn Cantrell spoke with RFD-TV’s own Suzanne Alexander on her journey to the blue jacket, the difference between national and state level, and what advice she has for other members.

Meet the 2022-2023 National Officers

Rural Lifestyle & Entertainment Shows
Dailey & Vincent are BACK ON RFD-TV for another great season, brought to you by Gus Arrendale & Springer Mountain Farms. Join them as they welcome scores of fabulous bluegrass, country, and gospel music acts as special guests!
Join popular polka performer Mollie Busta as she hosts the weekly “Mollie B Polka Party” on RFD-TV! The one-hour program features the nation’s top polka bands and a wide variety of ethnic styles produced on location at music festivals from around the country.
Strap on your spurs and saddle up for a travel adventure with actress Debbe Dunning (also known as “Heidi the Tool Time Girl” from TV favorite Home Improvement) as she travels the U.S. and showcases the best dude ranches in the country on “Debbe Dunning’s Dude Ranch Round-Up.”
Each week, Mecum delivers the auction action to tractor fans everywhere, offering an unparalleled array of vintage and collectible tractors—ranging from entry-level collector tractors that sell for a few thousand dollars to high-end ultra-rare machines.
Merlin Gene hosts Classic country music and comedy with special guests.