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Ag Education grad student selected for scholarship

Posted: August 28, 2014

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Amanda Forstater, a graduate student in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, was recently selected for the Upper Division Agricultural Education Scholarship from the National Association of Agricultural Educators.
Amanda Forstater

Amanda Forstater

The $750 award is given to upper level agricultural education students to help offset expenses during their student teaching experiences. Fifteen students from across the United States were selected, based on their academic performance, leadership abilities and service activities.

A Philadelphia native who attended W.B. Saul High School of Agricultural Sciences, Forstater is a second-year master's degree candidate in Agricultural and Extension Education and International Agriculture and Development, in the Agricultural Education Teacher Certification Program.

The funding for the Upper Division Scholarship program comes from the National Delmar Cengage Foundation and donations by members of the National Association of Agricultural Educators. The association, based in Lexington, Kentucky, is the professional organization in the United States for agricultural educators.