Matt Bongiovanni

Matt Bongiovanni poses for a photo with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) in Washington in July.

Matt Bongiovanni, a 2016 graduate of Tracy High School, met Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, at a Texas Tuesday Coffee event in Washington in late July. Cruz hosts the events every Tuesday the Senate is in session.

Bongiovanni is a public policy intern in Washington with the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives, an agriculture lobbying group tasked to advance the business and policy interests of co-ops and other farmer-owned enterprises.

At Tracy High, Bongiovanni was a member of the school’s FFA chapter, and he received the Jerry Pimentel Memorial Scholarship for most active FFA student.

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