November 28, 2021

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Agricultural Education trainer attracts students to the subject

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – Teaching in your hometown is specific. The 10/11 Golden Apple award winner for November has returned to his large faculty to make a change educating agricultural instruction. And he’s attracting learners to a possible position field they may have in no way thought of before.

On a heat fall working day in Fairbury, we found Mr. Thomas Dux in his classroom at the Fairbury Junior-Senior Higher faculty. He was very informal, incredibly talkative and incredibly approachable. It is no marvel he relates so nicely to his learners.

Lexi Mau, a Fairbury sophomore, nominated Mr. Dux for the 10/11 Golden Apple Award. She mentioned he’s more than a teacher to his pupils.

“I just remember coming in right here as a 7th grader, not realizing much about agriculture and he really just aided me recognize that far more,” Mau said. “It was an magnificent expertise. As the a long time went on, I made the decision to choose far more Ag lessons and he’s truly expanded my expertise on all those topics.”

Fairbury Junior-Senior Superior University Principal, Sean Molloy, agrees.

“He has a good, welcoming identity, so kids obviously gravitate to him,” Molloy stated. “Mr. Dux follows up on them all the time to make confident whether or not it’s academics, athletics or individual everyday living that they are Alright, and he’s a safe person they can go to.”

What’s additional, this UNL and Doane grad is also a Fairbury grad. He returned to the Jeffs immediately after four years at Mead. He’s now in his seventh year teaching agricultural education back again dwelling.

“My father and I have about 25-30 sows and we increase some exhibit pigs for young ones for the fairs,” Dux reported. “We also have some purebred stock that we just take to reveals all over the U.S., so that was a attract coming back again house – staying capable to arrive back again and operate on the farm with my dad.”

Not only is Mr. Dux thrilled to be in his hometown of Fairbury, he’s thrilled about a new place where by he can get the job done with college students on FFA and welding projects, and of class put together them for the long term.

“We coach the young ones and they go out and get these careers that are likely to be very good paying careers that are going to help our local community,” Dux mentioned. “God often has a reason for what I do in lifestyle. I prayed a great deal for this problem, and about what to do, and it’s worked out properly.”

If you know a teacher who you feel must be recognized, nominate them for a 10/11 Golden Apple Award in this article.

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