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Kim Clark Award Winner for 2024 K-ACTE

Agricultural Education teachers from across Kansas met at the Wichita Marriott in Wichita, Kansas for the Kansas Association of Agricultural Educators Ag Ed Symposium on January 18th through 20th.  While there, teachers attended educational sessions, went on industry tours, networked with colleagues from across the state, held business sessions, and recognized award winners. 

Kim Clark, Royal Valley Agricultural Education instructor, is the award winner for the Kansas Association of Agricultural Education Outstanding Agricultural Education Teacher and the Kansas Association of Career and Technical Education (K-ACTE) KAAE Carl Perkins Outstanding Service Award. Clark’s awards were sponsored by Kevin and Rosemary Harris of Abilene, Kansas.

“Ms. Clark’s outstanding qualities distinguish her, highlighting her dedication to her students and her significant contributions to leadership development within the state of Kansas and beyond,” said Mr. Aaric Davis, Royal Valley Superintendent. “Over the past decade, Ms. Clark has demonstrated exceptional leadership by founding and nurturing the Royal Valley FFA program. Under her guidance, the program has flourished, with students actively engaging and excelling in local, state, and national competitions.”

The Kansas Association of Agricultural Educators is an organization of teachers of agriculture at the high school, postsecondary, and adult levels who seek to advance agricultural education in Kansas.  The KAAE strives to provide leadership opportunities, service, and advocacy for its members.

The KAAE is affiliated with the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) and the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE).