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Roger King

Roger King (WI '99)


At the time of the Award, Roger King was:

Holmen High School
Holmen, WI

Subject(s) taught: Agriscience
Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

Biographical Information

Mr. King has been the Agriscience and FFA Advisor for 36.5 years, all in the Holmen School District and retired in 2020. King was also honored in 2016 as being named as a Farm Credit Top 100 leaders in the US that are changing rural communities and agriculture for the better. Mr. King was selected as the 2016 Wisconsin Teacher of the Year and was also selected in 2012 as the National Agriscience Teacher of the Year. He was a member of the Agriculture and Natural Resources Leadership Team for the revision of the WI Agriculture State Standards. Mr. King teaches courses related to plant, animal, environmental, and mechanical resources, this curriculum is delivered as an inquiry based instructional model. Currently four of his courses are offered for college credit. Mr. King along with his wife operate a small farm in Holmen. He has four sons, two who are educators and one who works for the UW System and the fourth works for the U. US. State Department.

Personal Message

Activity Before Content is my message to educators. I look at these words as my ABC's. Students who are allowed to be involved in the learning process through well developed hands-on lessons use higher order thinking skills while engaged in lessons.

Related Connections

Milestone: Roger King Named WI 2015-16 Teacher of the Year