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Event Wrap-up: Alumni Awards and Fechheimer Lecture

CFAES Alumni Awards

The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences held its 2016 Alumni Awards Luncheon in March. The recipients are listed below. Photos of the event can be found in the awards gallery.

Meritorious Service Award

  • Wesley Budke, PhD Agricultural Education
  • Ken Cochran, BS Horticulture

Distinguished Alumni Award

  • James Beard, BS Agronomy
  • Ian Blount, BS Agribusiness and Applied Economics, MS Agricultural Education
  • B. Stevens Buckalew, MS Agricultual Economics
  • John Douglass, BS Dairy Science
  • Jack Elliot, PhD Agricultural Education
  • Richard Gast, MS and PhD Poultry Science
  • Karl Kisner, BS Agronomy
  • Larry Lokai, BS and MS Agricultural Education
  • Linda Vance, BS Animal Science

International Alumni Award

  • Godfrey Asea, PhD Horitulture and Crop Science
  • Milton Gorocica, MS and PhD Animal, Dairy & Poultry Science

Young Professional Achievement Award

  • Carolina Azcarate Espinosa, MS Food Science and Nutrition
  • Chad Endsley, BS Agribusiness and Applied Economics
  • John Foltz, BS Forestry, Fisheries & Wildlife
  • Andrea Garmyn, BS Animal, Dairy & Poultry Science
  • Ryan Saxe, AS Horse Science
Fechheimer Lecture Series

The 2016 Fechheimer Lecture Series speaker was Dr. Heather Huson, the Robert & Anne Everett Professor of Dairy Cattle Genetics in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University. Dr. Huson visited the Columbus and Wooster campuses March 3 and 4 and gave two general seminars and one student seminar.