NICHOLS IS PRESIDENT OF STATE AGRICULTURAL EDUCATORS GROUP
COLUMBIA, SC…Amanda Nichols, agricultural education instructor at Saluda High School, is president of the SC Association of Agricultural Educators, according to John W. Parris, spokesperson for the organization.
A 2002 graduate of Clemson University with a BS degree in Agricultural Education, Ms. Nichols was recently awarded a Masters degree in Education by Southern Wesleyan University. She has been recognized as the Outstanding Young Agricultural Educator and the Outstanding Adult Agricultural Educator in the mid-state region.
“Miss Nichols is at the top of the list of outstanding agricultural educators as evidenced by her leadership as advisor of the Saluda Young Farmer and Agribusiness Association which has been recognized as the Outstanding Chapter in South Carolina,” Mr. Parris said. “The Saluda High School FFA Chapter, under Miss Nichols’ leadership, consistently carries out one of the most active agricultural education youth programs in the state,” he added.
Actively involved in the community, Miss Nichols is a member of the Saluda County Cattlemen’s Association, an associate commissioner of the Saluda Soil and Water Conservation District and a member of the board of directors of the Saluda County Forestry Association. She is also a leader in the Saluda County Farm-City Program which sponsors the annual “Taste of Saluda County” event during National Farm-City Week.
Miss Nichols was elected to this important agricultural leadership position during the annual state conference of agricultural educators held at Clemson University.
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