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Agricultural Education

MVATA Awards

All awards must be received by MVATA Northwest District President, Darren Farmer by April 1.  Please send all applications to:

Deanna Thies

MVATA President-Elect

1694 West Ashley Road

Boonville, MO 65233


Jess Clonts Memorial Scholarship

  • Who's Eligible:
1st year teachers
  • Award:
$1000 & plaque
  • State Sponsor:
Northcutt Financial Services
  • Application:

All first-year teachers will be sent an application by Bill Northcutt and Retired Teachers Association or it can be found below:

Jesse Clonts Memorial Scholarship

Clonts Application Questions (doc) (pdf)


Outstanding Young Member*

  • Who's Eligible:
Teachers with 3-5 years experience
  • Award:
$750 & plaque
  • Sponsor:
MVATA & Lincoln Electric/Harris
  • Application:

www.naae.org

  • Deadline:
April 1
  • Mail to:
Current Year President-Elect

Distinguished Service Award*

  • Who's Eligible:
Candidate's nominated from each district
  • Award:
Plaque & MVATA Banquet Recognition
  • Sponsor:
LC Fundraising
  • Application:

MVATA Distinguished Service Award

Distinguished Service Award Guidelines (doc) (pdf)

  • Deadline:
Established by District
  • Mail to:
District Representative on: MVATA Teacher Welfare & Service Awards

Outstanding Ag Ed Teacher*

  • Who's Eligible:
Current ag education teachers
  • Award:
$1,000 & plaque
  • Sponsor:
National Wild Turkey Federation
  • Application:
www.naae.org
  • Deadline:
April 1
  • Mail to:
Current Year President-elect

Outstanding Ag Ed Program*

  • Who's Eligible:
Current ag education teachers
  • Award:
plaque & cash award
  • Sponsor:
National Wild Turkey Federation
  • Application:
www.naae.org
  • Deadline:
April 1
  • Mail to:
Current President-Elect

Teacher Mentor Award*

  • Who's Eligible:
Any Agriculture instructor who has served as a mentor (within or in addition to the state mentoring program) for another agriculture teacher.
  • State Award:

$250

  • Sponsor:

MVATA

  • Application:
www.naae.org
  • Deadline:
April 1
  • Mail to:
Current President-Elect

Postsecondary/Adult Education Award*

  • Who's Eligible:
2-year postsecondary institutions and full time Young Farmer and adult agriculture education programs.  Qualifying in Young Farmer and/or adult ag ed program staff must devote at 50 percent of their teaching time to this level of instruction. 
  • State Award:
$250
  • Sponsor:
Harmison's Hometown Fundraising
  • Application:
www.naae.org
  • Deadline:

April 1

  • Mail to:
Current President-Elect

"Teacher's Turn the Key" Scholarship Award*

  • Who's Eligible:
2nd, 3rd, 4th year teachers & have not attended a NAAE convention previously.  The applicant must agree to attend the NAAE convention.
  • Award:
Registration for the NAAE Convention, Airfare/mileage to the convention, and four night hotel stay for the convention.
  • Sponsor:
RAM Truck
  • Application:
www.naae.org
  • Deadline:
April 1
  • Mail to:
Current President-Elect

Ideas Unlimited Award*

  • Who's Eligible:
All agriculture educators who are NAAE members and have been NAAE members the past three years or since they started teaching.
  • Award:
$250 and plaque for state winner.  District & at-large winners also receive a prize determined by the president-elect.
  • Sponsor:
Seitz
  • Application:
www.naae.org
  • Deadline:
April 1
  • Mail to:
Current President-Elect

National Agriscience Teacher of the Year*

  • Who's Eligible:
Teachers who have inspired and enlightened their students through engaging and interactive lessons in the science of agriculture
  • Award:
Plaque and MVATA Banquet Recognition
  • Sponsor:
MVATA
  • Application:
www.naae.org
  • Deadline:
April 1
  • Mail to:
Current Year President-Elect