KENTLAND, IN (May 13, 2015) – “When I realized no other fire departments in the area had this equipment, I knew that something had to be done.” That’s according to Jason Garing, Captain of the Kentland-Jefferson Volunteer Fire Department and AgVenture, Inc. Systems Administrator. Garing was referring to a RES-Q Tube, a tool used to aid in the rescue of victims trapped in a grain engulfment.
Agricultural education is crucial to meeting the demands of feeding the world, and one man, Earl Passwaters, understood that. He played a vital role in supporting young farmers and enabling them to become valuable members of the agricultural community.
The Earl H. Passwaters Agricultural Scholarship is now accepting applicants for 2014. If you know a deserving student looking to return to the farm after college, please encourage them to apply for this $1,000 endowed scholarship.
Earl H. Passwaters