Charlie Fitzgerald, Agriculture Education Instructor and FFA Advisor at Earlham Community Schools received the prestigious Teacher Turn the Key Award presented by the Iowa Association of Agricultural Educators (IAAE).

The Teacher Turn the Key Award is given annually to an outstanding agriculture educator in the state of Iowa. The Teacher Turn the Key Award is aimed at recognizing excellence in Agriculture Education as well as encouraging instructors to stay active in the Agriculture Education Profession in addition to the IAAE, the professional association for Agriculture Educators. Charlie will now be recognized at the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) Conference in Las Vegas in December. The Teacher Turn the Key Award is sponsored by RAM Trucks as a special project through the National FFA Foundation.