Teacher Wins National Award
|July 23, 2012||Posted by Arlette under Events, Kids, News|
Mr. Gantt was presented the National Agriculture in the Classroom’s Excellence in Teaching about Agriculture Award 2012 for the Southern Region at the National Agriculture in the Classroom conference this summer.
The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) supports agriculture education at the national level through the Agriculture in the Classroom program and conference. In addition, It supports the development and continuation of state programs, provides a K-12th grade agricultural literacy network, and acts as a central clearinghouse for educational materials and information.
He joins three other Florida teacher winners who were all honored at the conference. Barbara Wilcox, a kindergarten teacher in Brevard County won for the elementary level; Melissa Raulerson, a science teacher in Hernando County won for the middle school level; Becky Whitmer-Sponholtz, an agri-science teacher in Clay County won for the middle school agri-science level.
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