Dr. Travis Park Recognized as a National Teach Ag Champion
This semester, the Department of Agricultural and Humans Sciences has celebrated those pioneering the way in agricultural education. Dr. Travis Park, Associate Professor of Agricultural and Extension Education here at NC State University, in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, was selected as one of the 2018 National Teach Ag Champions this year. This prestigious position recognizes teachers who encourage, inspire, motive, and mentor students interested in careers and other opportunities in agricultural education. Dr. Park’s mentorship in and out of the classroom, as well as his active involvement in various Teach Ag activities, earned him recognition at the National Teach Ag Day celebration, which took place on Thursday, September, 20, 2018, at the Corteva Agriscience Agriculture Division of DowDuPont headquarters, in Johnston, Iowa.
Not only was Dr. Park recognized as one of four 2018 National Teach Ag Champions, he also serves on the Teach Ag Advisory Board committee as subcommittee chair. In addition to his efforts as a subcommittee for the Teach Ag Advisory Board, Dr. Park created the Teach Ag Family Tree and provides service to the North Carolina STAR state contact.
The Department of Agricultural and Humans Sciences would like to congratulate Dr. Park’s for being recognized as a 2018 National Teach Ag Champion. We hope he continues to innovate, inspire and motive his colleagues, students and Ag teachers everywhere.
For details about National Teach Ag Campaign and how you can get involved, visit: www.naae.org/teachag .