St. Mary’s receives grant from DuPont Pioneer

Local Pioneer sales representative Rodney Nothwehr

congratulates Storm Lake St. Mary’s High School

science educator Dale Gruis.

Storm Lake St. Mary’s High School received $4,800 from DuPont Pioneer for a CASE program (Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education). Dale Gruis, high school science teacher wrote the grant as part of the DuPont Pioneer sponsorship program. 

Gruis wants more students to understand that science and agriculture cannot exist in isolation, noting the technology used in Tyson and Rembrandt agricultural plants in the Storm Lake area, two major local employers. He plans to use the funds to send students to the Latinos in Agriculture Conference.

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