Mrs. Monica Giffing, Agricultural Education Teacher and FFA Adviser at Springville High School, was selected as Utah's Agriculture Outstanding Agriculture Teacher Award. Members of Utah Association of Agricultural Educators (UAAE) selected Giffing. These members are at the pinnacle of their profession and conduct the highest quality agricultural education programs in the state. The award recognizes leadership in civic, community, agriculture/agribusiness, and professional activities. Outstanding agricultural educators are innovators and catalysts for student success in agricultural education.
Giffing was recognized for her commitment to student success, innovative teaching strategies, and program growth. She will represent Utah’s Agricultural teachers at a regional level with the hopes to compete nationally in December at the National Association of Agricultural Teachers Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada.