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Hanford High Teacher Named California's 2022-23 Ag Educator of the Year

Hanford High School agricultural teacher, Jason Ferreira, along with six other exceptional California teachers were recognized as finalists through the state's Golden Owl Award. The California FFA, in partnership with Nationwide and the California Farm Bureau, then selected  Mr. Ferreira as California’s 2022-2023 “Ag Educator of the Year.”

Mr. Ferreira was formally recognized as the Golden Owl Award grand prize winner during the California FFA State Leadership Conference in Ontario, California. In addition to the title of California’s Ag Educator of the Year, Mr. Ferreira received the coveted Golden Owl Award trophy along with a $3,000 Nationwide-funded donation to further Hanford High School’s agricultural education efforts.