Stephanie Jolliff, was awarded the National ACTE Carl Perkins Community Service Award on Dec. 6, 2017. Stephanie is the Agricultural Instructor and FFA Adviser at Ridgemont Schools, has taught for more than 20 years. Stephanie coached students and teachers to create and engage in more than 1,800 hours of community service annually and wrote over $250,000 in grants to conduct community service projects. Projects designed by her students were: free Summer Youth STEM Camps, Ohio Statewide Safe Driving Seminar, Summer Farm Safety Program, Domestic Violence Prevention Programming, Gardening for Hunger, Cancer Fundraising Walks, Community Technology Nights, Agricultural Advocacy campaigns for local organizations and farmers , and numerous other community projects. She enriches engagement in community service for teachers, as well as students, by connecting service-learning projects, experiential learning, STEM, agriculture, and CTSO organizations with community partners. Stephanie serves on the Hardin County Chamber and Business Alliance Board of Directors, Ohio FFA Board of Directors and is the past president of the Ohio Association of Agricultural Educators.