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  ILCAE Awards Announced - Dec 9 Annual Meeting - RSVP Today  
  Dean Dittmar  11/28/2022 8:00:00 AM  

The Illinois Leadership Council for Agricultural Education (ILCAE) has just announced their 2022 Annual and Advocacy Award winners as follows: 
Award Recipients
Bill Johnson Excellence in Education Zach Shields, Executive Director, Decatur Public Schools Foundation
Excellence in Agribusiness Doug Hanson, Seed Specialist, ProHarvest Seeds
Excellence in Media Vanessa Wetterling, Owner, WMOI Radio
Jim Guilinger Legislative Doris Turner, Senator, 48th District
Jim Guilinger Legislative Amy Elik, Representative, 111th District
Perry Schneider Special Recognition Jerry Costello II, Director, Illinois Department of Agriculture
Perry Schneider Special Recognition Megan Coy, District 4 Program Advisor, Facilitating Coordination in Agricultural Education

Advocacy award winners by FFA and IAVAT district:
District Name Title School or Other
1 Jason Harper Superintendent Rochelle Township High School
2 Eileen Hart Principal Rolling Meadows High School
3 Mike Elbe President John Wood Community College
4 Larry Barry President Taylorville FFA Alumni
5 Larry Lovel Superintendent Trico School District 176 - Campbell Hill

The ILCAE Annual Meeting will be held on Friday, December 9, 2022,  in the Kreher Agriculture Center, Lincoln Land Community College, 2510 Foundation Drive, Springfield, IL 62703.   RSVP form 

9:30 am - Welcome 
11:45 am - Awards Luncheon
3 pm - Adjourn

All individuals that have an interest in improving and expanding agricultural education are invited to attend this ILCAE Annual Meeting.

ILCAE was formed in 1984 governed by a 30 member board of directors who represent and serve as a link between the agricultural industry and agricultural education.  ILCAE is an advocacy group focused on legislation, funding, and promotion of agricultural education and serves as an advisory council for the initiatives of the Agricultural Education line item.  ILCAE is responsible for the vision of Agricultural Education thru the Illinois Agricultural Education Plan

Allyn Buhrow - ILCAE Chair
Greg Webb - 
ILCAE Vice Chair
Michael Zecher - 
ILCAE Secretary
Dean Dittmar - ILCAE Executive Director
Dean Dittmar
Facilitating Coordination in Ag Education (FCAE)
Phone: 217-893-0091 Cell: 618-604-1622
Address: 3358 Big Pine Trail , Champaign, IL 61822
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