Agriculture Teacher Selected for Educator Award
Tuesday, December 16, 2008, C-T
Chillicothe R-2 agricultural instructor Keith Dietzschold has
received the National Association of Agricultural Educators
Outstanding Service Citation Award. The presentation was made on
Dec. 5 at the NAAE annual conference in Charlotte, N.C.
– Keith Dietzschold of Chillicothe, MO is one of six individuals
who received the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE)
Outstanding Service Citation Award on Dec. 5 at the NAAE annual
conference in Charlotte, N.C.
has devoted his career to the service of the agricultural education
profession. He influenced youth in agriculture through 23 years of
instruction as an agriculture teacher and FFA advisor. During his
career, Dietzschold motivated students to be competitive and achieve
at a high levels in various career development events. This
recipient of Honorary State and American FFA Degrees has received
several educator awards, including the Missouri Association of
Career and Technical Educators Teacher of the Year Award, the Eddy
Award from Missouri Public Education, and the Chillicothe Teacher of
the Year in 1997, 1998 and 2006, respectively.
Dietzshold has been recognized for his outstanding work in the
classroom, he has been equally influential in professional
organizations. He has served as the executive treasurer, president
and as chairman of several committees on the Missouri Vocational
Agriculture Teacher's Association.
Each of the
six regional Outstanding Service Citation winners was recognized
with a plaque at the annual NAAE conference in Charlotte. Animal
Industry Alliance sponsors the Outstanding Service Citation award.
NAAE is the professional association for agricultural educators.