Macon Chronicle-Herald - Macon, MO
  • Receives $1000 grant

  • Local student, Austin Clithero, recently received a $1000 grand from the National FFA organization.
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  • The National FFA organization has announced that Austin Clithero was  selected to receive a CTB, Inc., (Chore Time Brock) grant in the amount of $1,000 to improve Austin’s career development experience known as a  Supervised Agricultural Experience.  An SAE is a practical application of classroom concepts designed to provide real experiences and develop skills in agriculturally related career areas. To be eligible, the student must be in grades 7-11, have an SAE and be a member of FFA. Clithero is a member of the Macon FFA Chapter and was selected from hundreds of applicants nationwide. Clithero’s grant for an Animal Systems SAE is sponsored by CTB, Inc. (Chore Time Brock) as a special project of the National FFA Foundation. Clithero’s ag advisors are Jarod Womack and Lonnie Farrington. Pictured above is Clithero showing his pig.                                                    Photo submitted
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