Ronan High School awarded $65,000 grant to purchase food trailer
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News from AgWest Farm Credit
RONAN — Ronan High School students were recently awarded a $65,000 from AgWest. AgWest Farm Credit is a financial service cooperative that provides lending, crop insurance, and advisory services to the Agriculture industry. Each year their Local Advisory Committee, which made up of customer-owners help drive a LAC Grant program to further AgWest’s purpose of serving their communities. This year AgWest is proud to present Ronan High School a $65,000 grant. Ronan High School students will utilize the funds to purchase a new food trailer as a fundraising mechanism for their various clubs including FFA, Business Professionals of America and Technology Student Assn. The students have a program to raise onions, cabbage, tomatoes and cilantro that are served on the tacos that they sell and they are working with local potato farmers to be able to add French fries to the menu.