Cottonwood rancher inducted in 4-H Hall of Fame
COTTONWOOD - Arizona 4-H marked inducted local rancher Andy Groseta into its 4-H Hall of Fame.
Groseta was honored with several other inductees during the Arizona 4-H centennial celebration on Oct. 12.
"I'm privileged and honored to be inducted," he said. "The future of our country is our youth."
A third-generation cattleman from a family that was among the first to settle in the area, Groseta earned a B.S. in agricultural education and animal science from U of A.
He was a Future Farmers of America adviser and teacher at Amphitheater High School while earning his Master's degree in agricultural education and for three years after.
Groseta is a partner at Headquarters West in Cottonwood, a business with offices throughout the state that provides consulting and other services to the owners of farms and ranches. He and his wife Mary Beth have three kids, Paul, Katy and Anna.
"All three of our kids went through 4-H and FFA," he said. "It's a great program for young people."