NCOE Ag teacher Kory Sutton gave an annual review to the NCOE school board last night. The end of year report is required for incentive funding grants. Sutton said there were 52 members in FFA and he averages 10 students or more in each Ag class that he handles. Sutton said the Construction, Horticulture, and Welding classes are more difficult to accommodate with that many high schoolers.
There are supervised agricultural experiences Sutton says he would like to see expanded, as it is a requirement for an Alumni scholarship for those who are going to college. Sutton said he needed more help to do this. He stated that the Alumni have already voted and are willing to go up to $10,000.00 for grants to bring in another teacher. [Read more...]