Purdue Ag, alumni association to bestow top honors
WEST LAFAYETTE – The Purdue University College of Agriculture and the Agricultural Alumni Association are seeking nominees for two awards that recognize achievement and service to their profession.
The alumni association's Certificate of Distinction will be given at the group's annual meeting, The Purdue Ag Alumni Fish Fry,
Feb. 5 in Indianapolis, and the college's Distinguished Agriculture Alumni Award will be presented at a special convocation on the Purdue campus April 15.
The Distinguished Agriculture Alumni Award recognizes mid-career alumni of the College of Agriculture who have a record of outstanding accomplishments, have made significant contributions to their profession or society in general and exhibit high potential for professional growth.
The Certificate of Distinction recognizes those who have made significant contributions to agriculture through professional accomplishments, activity in organizations, community service and other activities that make the nominees a credit to their profession.
Nomination deadlines are Sept. 13 for the Distinguished Agriculture Alumni Award and Oct. 5 for the Certificate of Distinction.
Further criteria for nominations and instructions on how to submit them are at http://www.ag.purdue.edu/agalumni/pages/awards.aspx
Writer: Keith Robinson, 765-494-2722, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sources: Jay Akridge, Glenn W. Sample Dean of Purdue Agriculture, 765-494-8391, email@example.com
Donya Lester, Purdue Agricultural Alumni Association, 765-494-8593, firstname.lastname@example.org