Ag Learning Center at Obion County Central High School
Posted: Tuesday, January 10, 2012 8:00 pm
BIG CHECKS — The Ag Learning Center at Obion County Central High School was in the spotlight last week with the presentation of two oversized checks totaling $200,000. One of the checks was for $50,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the other check was for $150,000 from the state Department of Agriculture. The two checks went toward the development of the $300,000 Ag Learning Center at OCCHS. On hand for the presentation Thursday afternoon were (seated, from left) OCCHS Future Farmers of America students Laina Roberson, Shelly Pate, Carrie Wilson, Whisper Gardiner, Carly Whipple and Zach Crews; OCCHS ag instructors Sarah Baker and (standing, from left) Stuart Watson; state Rep. Bill Sanderson; Obion County Joint Economic Development Council Economic Development Director Lindsay Frilling; OCCHS principal Linda Crigger; Career Technology Education director Russ Davis; U.S. Department of Agriculture State Director Bobby Goode; Congressman Stephen Fincher; Obion County Director of Schools David Huss; Obion County School Board chairman Brian Rainey; Obion County School Board member Tim Partin; state Commissioner of Agriculture Julius Johnson; U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander’s field representative Matt Varino; state Rep. Andy Holt and Obion County Mayor Benny McGuire.
Published in The Messenger 1.10.12