• 2019 ISFA Education Grant to attend the Annual Floral Design Show

     

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  • In February The Illinois State Florists Association announced their newest program being offered to Ag Teachers and FFA Instructors at both a High School and College level.  The ISFA will be working directly with these educators to provide a learning resource through our many floral educational opportunities. Along with this program Cal Flowers has generously funded 10 grants to be used by Educators for further education at the Illinois State Florists Associations Annual Floral Design Show.  It is my pleasure as the Illinois State Florists Associations FFA Liaison to announce the 10 recipients of the 2019 ISFA Education Grant provided by Cal Flowers.

     

    These winners will receive:  

    • 2019 ISFA Dues 
    • 2019 ISFA Full Registration for the Annual Floral Design Show (including entry to the market place, Design shows &  Meal functions) 
    • 2 night hotel stay 
    • 1 hands on class of their choice 

    The following recipients are: 

     

    Morgan Lemley 

    Megan McCarthy 

    Trish Krug 

    Lori Parks 

    Joy Snellgrove 

    Renee Blitek 

    Chris Fitzsimmons 

    Deanna Drew 

    Denise Walden 

    Joy Stibbe 

     

    Congratulations to you all! We look forward to seeing you on the 17th! 

    Michelle O’Neal –Babicky ICPF 

    ISFA FFA Liaison  


     

  • General Rules:

    This grant is available to any accredited High School or Junior College teacher that teaches students floral design.

    Each applicant must compile a letter of intent to include school name, contact name, contact information, website information, and number of floral classes being taught yearly. It must also include a statement on what you hope to gain by attending the Annual Floral Design Show regarding passing along information to your students.

     

    Letter must be received by February 22, 2019 to

    Michelle O’Neal Babicky, ISFA-FFA Liaison

    (micpetalsandco@gmail.com)

     

    10 recipients will be selected through a lottery system

     and  announced via facebook and website on March 2, 2019.

    The recipient of the scholarship will receive: 2019 ISFA Dues, 2019 ISFA Full Registration for the

    Annual Floral Design Show (includes entry to Marketplace, Design Shows, Meal Functions),

     2-night hotel stay, and 1 hands-on class.

    The scholarship must be used for the ISFA Annual Floral Design Show March 15-17, 2019.

     (ISFA representative will book your hotel accommodations)

     

     

     

    Teacher Name: _______________________________________________________________________________

     

    School: _____________________________________________________________________________________

     

    Address: ____________________________________________________________________________________

     

    Cell Number: ________________________________________________________________________________

     

    Contact Email: _______________________________________________________________________________

     

    Number of Floral Classes Taught Yearly: __________________________________________________________

     

    School Website: _____________________________________________________________________________

     

    Have you attended the Annual Floral Design Show in the past? ________________________________________

     

    Return to:

    Michelle O’Neal Babicky, ISFA-FFA Liaison

    micpetalsandco@gmail.com

    217.415.2214

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