Teachers, Please see the note below and the attached information/application. If you teach Agrscience curriculum, this is an opportunity to earn a $5,000 grant from DuPont. I hope that someone from Georgia will apply. Ben Lastly Executive Secretary Georgia FFA Association 316 Poultry Science - UGA Athens, GA 30602 (706) 552-4456 www.georgiaffa.org<http://www.georgiaffa.org/> From: Amanda Upton [mailto:[log in to unmask]] Sent: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 10:34 AM To: Ben Lastly; Martha White Cc: Karen Nesbit; juliana texley ([log in to unmask]) Subject: NSTA - Excellence in Agricultural Science Education Award I wanted to reach out to your teachers and encourage your outstanding agricultural science teachers to apply for this $5k award sponsored by DuPont/Pioneer. The award consists of $5k, an expense paid trip to the national conference on science education, and mentorship with a DuPont/Pioneer scientist and/or facility. The deadline is not until November 30th. This is an excellent opportunity for a Georgia agricultural science teacher to have an impact on a national level. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions. Thank you. Kind Regards, Amanda Upton Manager, Nominations Manager, Teacher Awards Programs 1840 Wilson Blvd. Arlington, VA 22201 703.312.9217 (p) "...promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all"