Mr. Nelson was raised on a grain and livestock farm near Kewanee, Illinois. He graduated from Toulon High School in 1976, Black Hawk College in 1978 and Illinois State University in 1980 with an Agribusiness major and an Animal Science minor. He earned his Master's Degree in Vocational and Technical Education from the University of Illinois in 1986. He has taught for 34 years, with the past 31 in the Leaf River and Forreston School Districts. He is the Agriculture instructor at Forreston High School as well as the FFA Advisor.
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