HAVRE DE GRACE — Karl Kidd, a fifth-grade advanced academics teacher at Urbana at Sugarloaf Elementary in Frederick County Public Schools, was named Tuesday as the winner of the Excellence in Teaching About Agriculture Award.
The award is given by the Maryland Agricultural Education Foundation Inc. to a Maryland teacher who has demonstrated dedication in providing meaningful learning opportunities for students on the importance of agriculture in daily lives.
Since attending his first Ag in the Classroom Conference ten years ago, Kidd has taught his students and his school about agriculture. He developed a schoolwide Ag Program for grades pre-K through five and organized a fall “Pumpkin Chunkin” Ag Day. He has also organized a spring “Ag & The Bay Day,”