Recently retired Ayersville High School ag teacher Don Hammersmith spent the last three and a half decades farming, both on his own small farm in Defiance County and in the classroom.
Ayersville High School’s Don Hammersmith has been selected as Ohio’s Golden Owl Award grand prize winner.
One finalist to be crowned Ohio’s 2020-2021 Ag Educator of the Year through Nationwide’s Golden Owl Award.
‘Fun,’ ‘high tech’ and ‘unbelievable’ are words most often associated with a theme park, not a large-scale dairy.
One silver lining is that more students are able to participate in FFA now that travel, time out of school and cost are not limiting factors.
The building is designed for both maximum animal welfare and practicality, allowing students even more of the hands-on, real-world style of education ATI is known for.
The Golden Owl Award recognizes agricultural educators across Ohio for their tremendous contributions to helping the next generation of agricultural leaders. Nomination deadline: Dec. 31, 2020.
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