COLUMBIA, Mo. — Ron and Roger Wolf, retiring co-directors of the Grand River Technical School in Chillicothe, were honored April 11 by the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources at its annual Celebration of Excellence Award ceremony.
“Ron and Roger are outstanding examples of effective local education leaders,” said Paul Steele, MU Curator Emeritus. “They focus on the potential of each student and influence young people to aspire from high school to post-secondary education excellence. They are fine representatives and supporters of the University of Missouri in their own professional activities and in their influence on students to attend and succeed at the University.”
Both brothers were awarded a Citation of Merit Award for their work as a driving force in establish the Litton Agri-Science Learning Center.
“Their commitment to the agriculture community in Chillicothe is shown with the development of the Litton Agri-Science Learning Center,” said Keith Dietzschold, Missouri FFA executive secretary. “By partnering with teachers, community members, administration, 4-H, fair board and donors, they have worked with agriculture teachers to build a one-of-a-kind showcase of agriculture in memory of Jerry Litton. This is a facility that will stand the test of time and one that will work to educate people about agriculture for years to come.”
Roger Wolf earned a Master’s in Ag Education in 1976 from CAFNR. Ron Wolf earned a Master’s degree from CAFNR in Ag Education in 1977.