Presented by Nationwide®, the #1 insurer of farms and ranches in the U.S., and the Missouri FFA Foundation, the Golden Owl Award® recognizes Missouri agricultural educators for their tremendous contributions to helping the next generation of agricultural leaders. Students, parents, fellow teachers and other supporters can nominate their favorite agricultural teacher and summarize what makes him or her the best in the state.
Nominees have an opportunity to win the title of Missouri Agricultural Educator of the Year and great cash prizes. Prizes include:
- Seven (7) honorees: $500 and an engraved plaque to each of the seven honorees
- One (1) Grand Prize Winner: $3,000 and the coveted Golden Owl Award trophy to the Missouri Agricultural Educator of the Year