Meet Mrs. Yackle
Victoria (Talaski) Yackle started her FFA career in 1998 when she enrolled in her first agriscience class and joined Harbor Beach FFA. During her time at HBHS, Mrs. Yackle served as chapter vice president, president, and secretary. She also served Region III as a regional representative in her senior year and ran for state office. She was honored to receive a silver and gold state proficiency in floriculture as well as her state degree. Her favorite contests included soil judging, job interview, and floriculture.
Mrs. Yackle graduated in 2003 from the Institute of Agricultural Technology at Michigan State University with a certificate in Agricultural Industries. She then transferred to the four-year program and graduated in 2007 with a bachelors of science in Agriscience with a specialization in Agribusiness Management. She then studied education at Saginaw Valley State University and student taught with Mr. Don Wheeler and Mr. Scott Lebsack at LAKER Schools during the 2009-2010 school year while also teaching agriscience at Unionville-Sebewaing Area Schools.
When not teacher, Mrs. Yackle spend many years working at her mother's flower shop in Harbor Beach developing her skills in floral design and agribusiness management. She also worked as a departmental assistant for the Institute of International Agriculture at Michigan State University for five years.
Mrs. Yackle lives in Pigeon, Michigan with her husband, Kyle, and her two wonderful children, Ethan and Allison. Her hobbies include scrapbooking, rubber stamping, photography, and gardening. Her favorite color is purple and her favorite food is meatloaf. She dreams of one day seeing a national officer from her very own chapter.
She began teaching at Bad Axe Public Schools in 2015 when the program was re-established.