Congratulations to Betsy Anderton and Luke Stewart at Daphne High School for being finalist of the 2020 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence .
Their high school skilled trades program is in the running for a share of $1 million in total cash awards. Anderton and Stewart were chosen by an independent panel of judges from a field of more than 600 skilled trades teachers who applied for the prize. If they become one of 18 winners their grant payout could be anywhere from $50,000 to $100,000.
Learning to Do.
Doing to Learn.
Earning to Live.
Living to Serve.
FFA is a dynamic youth organization that makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.
Members are future chemists, veterinarians, government officials, entrepreneurs, bankers, international business leaders, teachers and premier professionals in many career fields.
We are Alabama FFA and we are here to serve our state's future workforce.
"If you eat, you need agriculture.
If you wear clothes, you need agriculture.
If you take medicine, live in a house or write with a pencil,
you need agriculture."
Jaclyn Ryan, State Teacher of the Year, FFA Advisor
Agricultural jobs require more than a high school degree
Of the global workforce is needed to feed, shelter and clothe the world
Of the agriculture workforce is over the age of 55
Of college students pursue a degree in agriculture
FFA is Leading the Future of Alabama Agriculture