CFAES Give Today

Department of Animal Sciences


Towers Agricultural Honorary

Towers Agricultural Honorary is currently accepting applications for membership for the 2016 class. It was founded in 1952 by Allan W. Smith, in an effort to establish an organization to honor individuals in agricultural fields demonstrating high levels of scholarship, strong leadership skills, and high moral character.  The Honorary is comprised of a variety of majors and backgrounds within the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University.  Any student in The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences who has completed at least three academic semesters, or any transfer student who has completed one academic semester in agriculture and is at least a first semester sophomore, has earned an accumulative point hour ratio of 3.00 and has proven himself/herself outstanding in at least one extracurricular activity is eligible for membership.  Throughout the year, Towers' members are involved in a variety of group activities and events. A few of our annual events include quarterly Red Cross blood drives, our Member/Mentor recognition reception, and a Winter Walk throughout the Chadwick Arboretum.

To apply: fill out application at  If you cannot fill it out online, attached is a PDF version of the application; complete it and email it to Recruitment Chair, Jared Ashworth.  Contact Jared Ashworth if you have any questions and/or need more information.  Applications are due January 29th, 2016.