Stanton Ag Educator Receives Scholarship Award From Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation

STANTON – A northeast Nebraska Ag teacher was recently recognized with funds in support of agriculture education and FFA programs in Nebraska.

According to a release from the Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation, Morgan Schwartz of Stanton Community Schools was listed as one of the 10 teachers who received this award.

Per Mrs. Schwarz’s webpage she is a Stanton grad (2001) and earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Animal Science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She lives with her husband and their four boys on a farm in northwest Stanton County.

All 10 teachers are committed to making a difference in rural Nebraska as the Farm Bureau is proud to support this year’s winners and their contributions to their classrooms as well as communities.

Recipients are all agricultural education teachers in their first through fifth year of teaching and teachers are eligible for increasing awards each year. As the teachers’ impact grows in the classroom, in their FFA chapters and in their communities each year, the Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation aims to recognize and support their efforts.

Other recipients of the scholarships joining Schwartz are Kathryn Arp, Bishop Neumann High School; Jacob Goldfuss, Sandy Creek Public Schools; Kate Grimes, Axtell Community School; Blair Hartman, Ansley Public Schools; Hannah Horak, Shelton High School; Brian Johnson, Litchfield Public Schools; Lacey Jo Peterson, Riverside Public Schools; Nicole Sorensen, Minatare High School and Macie Wippel, Kearney Public Schools.

The mission of the Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation is to engage youth, educators and the general public to promote an understanding of the vital importance of agriculture in the lives of all Nebraskans. The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. For more information about the Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation, visit www.nefbfoundation.org.

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