Honoring Ohio’s Ag Educator of the Year
During December and January, 10 agricultural educators are being named as Golden Owl Award finalists in surprise ceremonies throughout the state.
Presented by Nationwide, Ohio FFA and Ohio Farm Bureau, the Golden Owl Award honors educators for their outstanding contributions in helping future agricultural leaders.
Nominations were accepted through November 2018. The 10 teachers who have been selected as Golden Owl honorees receive a $500 prize and entrance into the final selection stage. One honoree then will be chosen for the grand prize, the Golden Owl Award and $3,000.
The Golden Owl Award winner will be announced in April.
NOTE: This post will be updated as the finalists are announced.
Congratulations to the finalists:
Dave Stiles, Indian Valley High
Stephanie Conway, Bowling Green High School
John Poulson, Pettisville High School
Randy Eisenhauer, Shelby High School
Erin Wollett, Cardington-Lincoln High School
Michael Spahr, Greene County Career Center
Tom Holton, East Knox Junior-Senior High School
Shelby Faulkner, Ridgemont High School
Holly Jennings, Felicity-Franklin High School
Katrina Swinehart, Central State University