Creo Smith is a senior from Bronson Jr./Sr. High School and attends the Branch Area Careers Center’s Environmental & Agri-Science program. His On-The-Job-Training placement is a Farm Hand with VanVorst Farms under the supervision Jim and Bob VanVorst. Creo chisel plows, picks rocks, maintains equipment, discs and assists with field preparation for spring planting. He will assist with irrigation and cultivation during the growing cycle, and other duties on the farm. He says his OJT job has taught him how to manage his time and be responsible. Creo’s favorite part of his job is doing something different every day and working with big tractors and great equipment. Creo’s future plans are to work full time at VanVorst Farms after graduation. Eventually, he plans on buying a house and settling in the area.
At the BACC, Creo is an FFA member and has earned his Greenhand, Chapter and Discovery degrees. He has served as Chapter Vice-President this year. In his spare time, he enjoys farming at home and working with cattle. He enjoys showing animals as well. Creo is the son of Scott and Emily Smith.