FFA and FCCLA Earn State Farm Grant

$25,000 check comes with important pledge of safe driving

by Keith Stewart
keith@newsprogress.com

Photo by Keith Stewart Sullivan High School’s FFA and FCCLA were the recipients of a $25,000 State Farm grant, which was presented on Friday, December 6. Pictured, from left to right are: local State Farm Agent Duriah Delp, FFA vice-president Keegan Kruckeberg, and FCCLA member Gabby Uphoff.

Photo by Keith Stewart
Sullivan High School’s FFA and FCCLA were the recipients of a $25,000 State Farm grant, which was presented on Friday, December 6. Pictured, from left to right are: local State Farm Agent Duriah Delp, FFA vice-president Keegan Kruckeberg, and FCCLA member Gabby Uphoff.

Ginger Voegel wasn’t told to keep the news secret until after screaming from her classroom a few weeks ago. The Family, Career and Community Leaders of America advisor at SHS had just received a phone call from State Farm’s public affairs rep. Jim Sloven, informing her that the school would be receiving a $25,000 grant, just one of 100 schools nationwide.

“It was a good thing I didn’t have any kids in my room, because then he said I had to keep it quiet,” recalled Voegel. “I said, ‘Are you serious? Are you serious?’ I was not expecting a phone call.”     Login or Subscribe to read the rest of this story.

Comments are closed.