The Odessa Record -

Ag shop awarded grant, purchases new equipment


December 12, 2019

The Odessa School District and its Ag Shop have received a $16,879.33 grant from the Washington FFA Foundation. Odessa agriculture teacher HaLee Walter and school Superintendent Dan Read applied for the WaFFA Foundation grant in hopes of being able to replace older shop equipment.

The grant was available to CASE-certified teachers who currently teach or will teach CASE courses. Since Walter became CASE-certified in agriculture foods and natural resources in 2016, she was able to apply for this grant. The items that have been purchased are a SawStop industrial cabinet saw, a Powermatic 15” wood-cutting band saw, a Powermatic 18” variable-speed drill press, a Delta heavy-duty floor oscillating spindle sander and a Hegner scroll saw.


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