Sheridan High School graduate. Braden plans to attend Casper College and South Dakota State University, ultimately pursuing a career in Agriculture.
Braden is an active volunteer for the WYO Rodeo and more than a dozen other community organizations, including the Senior Center, WYO West Warrior Foundation, YMCA, John B. Kendrick FFA, Sheridan Police and Shriners. He is passionate about giving back to better his community and has been doing so since he was 10 years old. He’s held many elected leadership positions with agricultural organizations, including FFA, Wyoming Junior Hereford Association, Big Horn Cowboys 4-H Club and Sheridan County 4-H Junior Leaders organization, as a Voting Delegate, Secretary, Treasurer, Vice President and President. From Wyoming to Montana to Arizona, Braden has also shown animals with great success, and has consistently shared his knowledge as a mentor to others. Braden is committed to a career in agriculture and the many vocational trades that are so vital to the industry and plans to pursue a degree in Vocational Arts and Agricultural Education. He will begin his undergraduate education at Casper College this fall and intends to complete his bachelor’s degree at South Dakota State University.