Two from CJI are state winners in Ag in Schools contest
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Agriculture in Montana Schools announces this year’s drawing contest winners and Volunteer/Teacher of the Year. This year Julie Hanson of White Sulpher Springs was recognized for her work for Montana agriculture as Volunteer/Teacher of the Year. She and her students design placemats with the drawings from the students. Mrs. Hanson has presented student workshops for AMS and written lessons for use in the classroom.
AMS annually hosts a drawing contest for elementary age students to promote agriculture literacy and awareness. This year’s winners are Kora LaBrie, Whitewater, and Kyle Pust, Liberty Christian School in Sidney as Overall winners; Ian Anderson Kindergarten, SY School; Rachel Nelson, First Grade, Chester-Joplin-Inverness; Alyson Leach, Second Grade, Chester-Joplin-Inverness; Katherine Kellogg, Third Grade, Kellogg Home School; Missouri Kalal, Fourth Grade, Roy School; Alaina Berger, Fifth Grade, Helmville Elementary; and Bostyn Pearson, Sixth Grade, Greenfield.
Mrs. Hanson, her students and the drawing contest students with their families and teachers were recognized in Helena at Jorgenson’s on March 18th at the annual luncheon. Lindsay Garpestad, Miss Rodeo Montana, and Linda McCulloch, Montana Secretary of State, with Ron deYong, Director of Montana Department of Agriculture, were featured speakers and presented the awards. The group met with Lieutenant Governor Mike Cooney in the morning and toured the capital.
Copies of the drawings can be found at the AMS website, aginmontanaschools.comPosted: by OverlieP