Jeremey Palmer (back row, second from left) was recognized by the Missouri Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association for his contribution to the service of Agricultural Education in the state of Missouri during the MVATA Conference in Springfield, Missouri, this summer. Jeremy is the ag teacher at Rock Port High School and previously worked as the ag teacher in Fairfax. MVATA is a professional agriculture education teacher association that has 510 members serving 339 schools. (Submitted photo)