Gary Scharf Helping Hand Award Nomination
Established in 2009, this award recognizes a Nebraska agriculture instructor/FFA advisor for what he/she has done in "helping others," specifically in the school and community, outside of agricultural education and FFA. The recipient of this award is one who exemplifies the commitment, self-sacrifice, and genuine kindness that defined Gary Scharf's life.
About the award:
- One Nebraska agriculture instructor/FFA advisor will be recognized annually with a plaque and $500 cash award.
- Anyone can make the nomination - students, fellow teachers, school officials, parents and others in the community.
- Nominations are judged on the attributes and work done outside the classroom, school and FFA activities.
- The recipient will be announced and recognized during the Nebraska FFA State Convention.
- Submit only one completed application per nominee.
- Supplemental pages, such as supporting letters for the original application form, are encouraged in addition to the application.
- Applications and all supporting documents must be submitted by March 1, 2023.