Seguin Citizen: Ashlee Carley
Posted on 10/13/2017 12:06:00 PM.

What is your current occupation?
"I am a senior at Marion High School."
What does that involve?
"It involves me going to school to continue my education so I can
graduate in May of 2018."
What do you do off the clock "just for fun"?
"What I do for “Just for Fun” is hang out with my friends, ride
horses and go hunting during the season."
When and where were you born?
"I was born here in Seguin, Texas"
What's the most recent book you've read?
"The most recent book that I have read is The Canterbury Tales."
What is the best advice you've ever received?
"The best advice that I have ever received is: The harder you
work, the better you become."
What is the biggest challenge you've ever faced?
"The biggest challenge that I had to ever face: Is to train my own
If you had to describe yourself in just two words, what would they be?
"I would describe myself in two words: fun and hard working."
What inspires you?
" I am inspired by my Papa. He has taken his ranch and worked hard
to turn it from a rough place into something amazing for my family
and I to live on."
If you could assemble a dinner party with any five guests (living or
dead), who would they be?
"My dinner party would not only be of five people it would be of
both sets of grandparents, my parents and of most of all Jesus."
What is your favorite TV show and why?
"My favorite TV show is The Cowboy Way because I love to
ride horses and work cattle and the loyalty of friends, neighbors and
loved ones and that is what it is all about."
What are your roles in the community?
"I’m very involved in 4-H. I am currently the Seguin 4-H Club
President and the County 4-H Ambassador. I am the past County 2nd
Vice President."
What is your educational background?
"My education background -- currently, I am a senior in High School."
What's your professional background/achievements/leadership roles?
"My leadership roles includes offices held in 4-H such as the
Seguin 4-H Club President, County 4-H Ambassador and the past County
2nd Vice President. I was also the Little Miss and the Miss Round-Up
for the Guadalupe County Fair and Rodeo. "
Share your family.
"My family includes my Parents-Spencer and Jami (Dietz) Carley, my
Papa James Tuddy Dietz and my Meme, the late Jeanette Dietz, Pa and
Nana-Bob and Evelyn Carley."
What are the moments in your life and career that are your proudest
"My proudest accomplishments happened this year twice in my 4-H
career; my Leaders 4 Life team won at state level and we will be
competing at national level in January and in July, I won the Overall
Futurity Horseman Award with my three year old horse."
What brought you to Seguin and why did you choose to live here?
"I am a born native to Seguin."
What do you believe are the strengths of this community?
"The strengths of this community -- everyone pulls together in the
time of need and is very helpful to one another."
What initiatives or changes would you like to see in Seguin that
would further strengthen the community?
"The changes I would like to see happen in Seguin is to continue to
grow and come together as a community and see each other as one and
not racist as the rest of the country is going towards."
Do you have any family roots/history in the area?
"Family roots and history in this area -- both sets of my parents
were born and raised here and both sides of my family have been here
for a very long time."
What are your plans for the future, personally and/or professionally?
"My plans for the future will be to go to college hopefully, Texas
A&M and major in Agribusiness."
What message do you have for others?
"4-H is an amazing organization and I encourage any kid from the
3rd grade to the 12th grade to join. There is something for anyone
to get into. It is not just for someone with animals. It will open
many doors for your future. Please come visit with us and
see what we have to offer and make some new and amazing friends!"

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