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Wendell Stevens

Name: Wendell Stevens

School and subjects taught: Payson High School, agriculture

Personal motto/words of wisdom: Learning to do, doing to learn, earning to live, living to serve — the FFA motto.

Family: Wife Cathy, sons Eric and Keith

Pet peeve:Lack of respect for others

Favorite hobby or leisure activity: sports reading

Person in history you’d most like to meet and why? John Kennedy, he made the biggest impact on my life.

Why Payson? Four seasons, trees, rural community

In school, who was your favorite teacher and why? Shelby Wilhis, my vocational agriculture teacher — he had time to see my potential.

What was your favorite subject in school and why? Agriculture, history and math. I came from an agriculture background. I loved history, and math was challenging and fun.

What was your favorite year in school and why? My senior year in high school. I was involved in a lot of activities and had a lot of responsibility.


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