Sleepy Eye High School Ag Teacher Mary Hoffmann was presented the Region VI Outstanding Agricultural Education Teacher Award by the Minnesota Association of Agricultural Educators during a conference in St. Cloud over the weekend. The award recognizes leadership in civic, community, agriculture-agribusiness, and professional activities. Hoffmann was also named the State Winner for the Ideas Unlimited Contest. She will be representing the Ag Teachers of Minnesota at a national convention in Indianapolis at the end of January, and in July Hoffmann will be installed as the President of the Minnesota Association of Agricultural Educators.