Summer Ag Institute Scholarships

By Heath Keirstead | June 25, 2020

Here is a summary of the Summer Ag Institute Scholarships we have awarded since 2011. We only fund educators who work in Benton County for Session 1 of Oregon Agriculture In the Classroom’s Summer Ag Institute, which takes place in the summer.

2019Summer Ag InstituteGeneral Program Sponsorship
2018Crescent Valley High SchoolDebra Zeller
2017Kings Valley Charter SchoolBobbi Beck
2015Linus Pauling Middle SchoolJoel Kropf
2013Wilson ElementarySage Randklev
2013Zion LutheranRobert Walz
2012Monroe High SchoolJenny Allen
2012Monroe Grade SchoolPatty Hanchett
2012Franklin K-8Matthew Cook
2011Adams ElementaryGerhard Behrens

About the Author

Heath Keirstead

Heath Keirstead manages Benton SWCD’s Communications and Community Engagement as well as the Native Plant Program and Youth Education. She has a Master’s in Soil Science from Oregon State University. With a dual passion for people and the planet, she loves building relationships with partners, customers, volunteers, and students.

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