By Matt Reese
Brother and sister duo Grant and Grace Lach from the Bloom-Carroll FFA Chapter are both serving on the Ohio FFA 2018-2019 Officer Team. They are the first twins to ever serve together as state officers in Ohio.
“We have no choice but to work together and we make sure to make the most of it. I’d say we work together better than average for twins,” Grant said. “We don’t have many sibling fights.”
“Sometimes we finish each others’ sentences,” Grace said. “Having a twin is like having a built-in best friend. We treat it as such and we work together really well.”
Along with the rest of this year’s Ohio FFA State Officer Team, the Lachs have been hard at work getting reading for this week’s National FFA Convention in Indianapolis.
“We have been really busy doing prep. At National Convention we are responsible for being on committees and changing things so they fit more with what our members need,” Grace said. “We have done a lot of work and research for our committees.”
They are both looking forward to the events this week.
“We have competed at National Convention before and we get to do this again this year and serve as delegates,” Grant said. “I am a part of the committee for the implementation of technology and social media in FFA programs and activities. It is something I really care about and I am excited to contribute positively to that aspect of the National FFA.”
Beyond National Convention, the full calendar will continue for the twins with a packed schedule of FFA, school and family activities in the months ahead.
“Our mom misses us, I’ll say that much,” Grace said. “You have to find that balance between school, being a state officer and family life. We are finding it, but they always say that National Convention is where it really hits.”
Keep up with Grant and Grace this week via the Lach Twin Cam photos in this post as they progress through their busy National Convention.