Cherie Rogier, agriculture teacher and FFA advisor at Mt. Vernon Township High School was awarded the Top Agriculture Teacher of Illinois at the Illinois Association of Agriculture Teacher's Conference at Bloomington, Illinois on June 21, 2016.
Ms. Cherie Rogier was honored at the annual banquet on June 21, 2016, at the Marriot Hotel in Bloomington for all her hard work and dedication to Agriculture Education. She was chosen as the top agriculture teacher out of the 440 agriculture teachers in Illinois. Her application went through the 16 schools in Section 21, the 68 schools in District V and the 328 high schools in Illinois to receive this award.
The Outstanding Teacher Award is based on the teaching Ms. Rogier does in classroom, her work with the FFA, the leadership role she has taken in the Illinois Association of Vocational Agriculture Teachers as a Section Chairperson and a District Director, and her work in community service.
Ms. Cherie Rogier has shown her outstanding ability to teach and lead the young agriculture students of Mt. Vernon Township High School.
Congratulations to Mr. John Kabat, who won the State Cooperative of the year at the annual Agriculture Teacher Conference held at the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel in Champaign, Illinois during the June Agriculture Teachers Convention. Mr. Kabat was chosen from 388 other agriculture teachers. He won this award by encouraging students to learn about cooperatives in their agriculture programs. Mr. Rod Stoll from Farm Credit Services presented this award to Mr. Kabat at the Convention.