Mr. Sam Meredith

FFA  Advisor

Ag Mechanics SAE Advisor

Beef SAE Advisor​​

Equipment Construction Instructor

Welding Tech I/II Instructor

Ag Mechanics CDE Judging Team Coach

Soil and Land Evaluation CDE Coach


 Atwater FFA

Atwater High School Agriculture Department

Atwater FFA

PO Box 835  /  2201 Fruitland Ave

Atwater, CA  95301

Office:  209-357-6025

​Fax:  209-357-6067


“Interesting Tidbits"

Favorite Movie: "Tombstone"

Favorite Magazine (of late): “Predator Extreme"

Sports/Hobbies: Hunting and Fishing

Favorite ("Pump-Up") Song: "Final Countdown" by David Guetta

Favorite Quote:  "Good Enough for Who It's For".-  Uncle Gene

Teaching Philosophy: "It's faster to build it right the first time."

Influential People (Outside of Family): 

  • Mr. Ken Heupel - Fresno State Ag Mechanics Instructor
  • Mr. Donald Payne - High School Biology Teacher

Philosophy in Life:   “Success is on the same road as failure; success is just a little further down the road”



Birth Place:                       Modesto, CA
Hometown:                       Modesto, CA 
Current Residence:         Merced, CA

Family:  Wife (Marie), two daughters (Catherine and Clare), and two sons (Nicolas, Blasé, and James).

High School:  Thomas Downey High School

Education / Career Highlights:

  • Fresno State University:   B.S.  Degree in Agriculture Science
  • Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo: M.S. Degree in Agriculture Science

Atwater High School Instructor Since:  2004-2005