Facilitator

Meet Our Facilitator

Alyssa Short

Alyssa Short

Alyssa Short, native of Wayne County, earned her BA in Agribusiness Economics at Southern Illinois University Carbondale in December of 2018. She has recently worked as a substitute teacher for ROE #20 schools. In the last few years she has also worked in sales for Wabash Valley FS, as well as started her own floral business. Alyssa and her mother April currently own and operate Blessed Blooms Flower Farm LLC based in Fairfield, Illinois. Alyssa is married to Hunter Short, and they live in Mill Shoals, Illinois with their daughter Emery Short. The Short family attends church at Victory Outreach Christian Center in Fairfield. Alyssa enjoys outdoor activities, sports, family time, and creating new opportunities. She is excited to mentor Wayne County students and help them strive to create their own.