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A Havana Good Night for Region VI!

On the evening of April 13th, the annual Region VI Alumni Gathering was hosted by Michael and Tammy Basore (Class X). The theme was “HAVANA NIGHTS”–and all who attended had a “Havana” good time, complete with themed attire! Region VI Director Toby Basore said this about the event: Had a great time at the WLI […]

WLI Alumni Podcast: Richard Schwab, Class VI

Here’s another wedgworthy podcast for your listening ears! Richard Schwab of Class VI is one of the Regional Directors for the Alumni Association of the Wedgworth Leadership Institute. Richard is the Vice President and third generation owner of M. A. Rigoni, Inc., located in Perry, FL.. As an incredible husband, father, and leader in Florida’s […]

WLI Alumni Reception at FNGLA’s Annual Convention!

Come Join Us at the FNGLA Annual Convention! When: Friday, June 21, 2019 at 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Where: Tampa Marriott Waterside, Presidential Suite Take an hour to catch up with WLI Alumni friends and then join the FNGLA program of activities at its Annual Convention, including the Friday Welcome Reception which starts at […]

WLI Alumni Podcast: Jennifer Parrish, Class IX

…Got 28:42 minutes to spare today? You’re going to want to spend them listening to this Wedgworthy podcast! As a graduate of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, a product of Florida’s nursery industry, a local leader in her community as well as FNGLA, a Wedgworth Alumni Region IV Co-Director, and an active kickball playing/roller skating […]

2019 WLI Alumni Spring Updates

We have A LOT of wedgworthy stories and updates for the start of the 2019 year! Be sure to scroll all the way down! New Beginnings Our Alumni Association President Amanda Taylor (Class VIII) was married earlier this year on January 5th, 2019. Amanda Taylor married Derek Houston, her law partner at Houston Taylor, at […]

WLI Alumni Podcast: Tom Mitchell, Class X

Recent Class X Graduate Tom Mitchell is closing in on 7 months as the Florida Citrus Mutual President. Listen to Tom’s take on the citrus industry as it stands, his story on how he came to work in Florida agriculture, and his favorite memories from his program experience.

Region IV Barbecue

See the map at the bottom of the page for directions to Circle H Ranch (Thank you, Joe Hodges, for hosting!) If you have questions, contact Region IV Co-Directors Jennifer Parrish or David McDonald. RSVP today by emailing David at

Region III Alumni Event

Region 3 Clay Shoot & Hinton Strawberry Farm Tour . . . When: Saturday, February 23, 2019 Start with farm tour at 3 PM Clay shoot starts at 4 PM Steak Dinner at 5:30 PM All Wedgworth Alumni and family welcome (kids with adult supervision) Complimentary 25 targets and shotguns available Shells, Ear and Eye […]

WLI Alumni Podcast: Humility and Leadership

For our third Wedgworth Alumni Podcast, we feature two products of the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, doctoral candidate Austin Council and Dr. Jennifer Wert. In this podcast, Austin and Jenn discuss their research with Wedgworth Alumni, describe humble leaders and how our graduates matched up, and apply the need for humility within […]