Posts Tagged: agricultural education

FFA to receive largest gift in CHS Foundation history

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The CHS Foundation is making a $4.3 million commitment to National FFA over the next three years, the largest gift in the foundationā€™s 75-year history. The grant will help fund FFA programs in 17 states, provide scholarships for attending conferences and contests, introduce students from all backgrounds to ag careers through the workforce development program, and support the National Association of Ag Educators in attracting ag teachers and building strong teaching programs.

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Wisconsin ag teacher wins top CHS Foundation grant

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At the CHS Annual Meeting, attendees voted to award a $10,000 teacher grant from the CHS Foundation to Sioux Falls Career and Technical Education Academy in Sioux Falls, S.D.; $15,000 to Wyndmere High School in Wyndmere, N.D.; and $20,000 to Osseo-Fairchild School District in Osseo, Wis.

At the CHS Annual Meeting tonight, attendees voted to award a $20,000 first-place teacher grant from the CHS Foundation to Amelia Hayden, a first-year ag educator at Osseo-Fairchild High School. In honor of its 75-year anniversary, the foundation is awarding a total of $75,000 in grants for K-12 teachers to implement projects that will engage students in experiential agricultural education. 

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