May 23, 2022

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Farm Credit East Provides Scholarships to Support Agricultural Education


Farm Credit East recently awarded $25,500 in scholarships to support 17 educators who will be attending Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education (CASE) programs this summer where they will learn to teach CASE courses to high school students in Farm Credit East’s territory.

CASE is a project of the National Association of Agricultural Educators. CASE courses integrate science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts with hands-on, inquiry-based learning. Teacher recipients will be attending various CASE institutes, including the Introduction to Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (AFNR), Food Science and Safety, Plant Science, Animal Science and Agricultural Power and Technology.

The teachers receiving scholarships include:

  • Robin Allen, Waterloo Central School District, NY
  • Emily Anderson, Bainbridge-Guilford High School, NY
  • Roger Barkman, Richfield Springs, NY
  • Tracey Dahlhaus, Elba Central School, NY
  • Rayne Ives, Remsen Central School District, NY
  • Michaela Kehrer, Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District, NY
  • Alyssa Lamphere Cresswell, OnTECH Charter High School, NY
  • MacKenzie Lawrence, Ulster BOCES, NY
  • Jeffrey Parnapy, Byron-Bergen Junior-Senior High School, NY
  • Alison Parrott, Otselic Valley Central School District, NY
  • Megan Royer, McGraw Central School District, NY
  • Kylie Smith, Pavilion Central School District, NY
  • Emily Sztaberek, John Jay Senior High School, NY
  • Kiley Treen, West Canada Valley Central School District, NY
  • Lynda Weinstein, John Bowne High School, NY
  • Carter Whalen, Galway Central School District, NY
  • Carol Wright, Canton Central School District, NY

Tags: community support, scholarship, stewardship