Stories about teachers
Illinois Agri-Women has awarded five scholarships for females studying agriculture. One $1,500 IAW Helen Henert Agriculture Education Scholarship has been awarded to Mallory Ames, an agriculture education major.
In the Night Shift program at Four Rivers Career Center, Dan Brinkmann is teaching young people more than nuts and bolts and crankshafts and carburetors.
In some of the students who join the after-school Night Shift program at Four Rivers Career Center, auto tech instructor and Night Shift founder Dan Brinkmann sees himself.
Lincoln Land Community College dedicated its newest learning space, 2.1 acres of land at 2320 West Lake Shore Drive, now known as West Lake Nature Grove.
Dean Blackford didn’t want to spend his retirement time sitting around, as he put it, twiddling his thumbs with nothing to do. He took up a hobby 15 years ago so he’d be ready for idle time when it came.
Duane Huge, an agricultural teacher at Danville Community High School, received Indiana’s Golden Owl Award and was named Ag Educator of the Year at the Indiana FFA Convention.
A Western Illinois University distinguished alumnus has made an equipment donation to the WIU School of Agriculture, which will help students with the use of technology in the field.
Years of working on FFA projects resulted in four FFA members selected as Star winners during 95th annual Illinois Association FFA State Convention.
Petrus Langenhoven attended high school at a boarding school located on a 1,000-acre farm in South Africa.
Helena Agri-Enterprises is awarding Libby Larkin of Pontiac, Illinois, with the Homegrown Scholarship worth $1,000 to pursue a higher education in agriculture.
The dairy checkoff is bringing a new approach to building trust with young Americans by helping high school curriculum writers across the country incorporate accurate science behind dairy farming.
A friend of mine is wrapping up not only the school year, but a quarter-century career as an ag teacher at a high school in a county with a population of 21,379.
Emilie Carson always knew she wanted a career in agriculture. Her journey in 4-H and FFA led her to her dream job — an agricultural educator at Hamilton Heights.
With 23 years under his belt as a teacher of agriculture at John Wood Community College, Mike Tenhouse is looking toward the future.
Indiana Farm Bureau members volunteer each year to teach nearly 60,000 students in pre-K through 12th grade about agriculture.