Past Alumni Society Award Recipients

For more information about the awards recipients, click on each year's recipients in the sidebar. 

Student Leadership Award

2016
Brandon Roiger, Agricultural Education '17
Chelsey Hinnekamp - B.S. Food Science '13, M.S. Food Science (current)

2015
Stephan Melson - B.S. Agricultural Education '15
Justin Carlson - B.S. Nutrition '13, Ph.D. Nutrition (current)

2014
Rylee Ahnen - B.S. Nutrition and English Literature '14
Salli Dymond - Ph.D. Forest and Natural Resource Management '15

2013
Jennifer Corcoran - M.S. Soil Science '09
Kathleen Miron - B.S. Agricultural Education '13
Kirby Schmidt - B.S. Agricultural Education '14

2012
Luke Nichols - B.S. Environmental Sciences, Policy, & Mgmt '12
Kristen Wingert - B.S. Agricultural Education '12

2011
Jason Kaare - B.S. Agricultural Education '11
Caitlin Kasper - B.S. Agricultural Education '11

2010
Dan Helvig – B.S. Agricultural Education '10
Amber Seibert – B.S. Agricultural Education '10

2009
Pam Dickman – B.S. Nutrition '09
Joe LeVoir – B.S. Environmental Horticulture '09

2008
Sangeetha Gummadi – B.S. Agricultural Education '11 
Megan Hines - B.S. Environmental Science, Policy and Management '11

Outstanding Friend Award

2016 - Kevin Paap - B.S. Crop Production '81

2015 - R. James Ertl

2014 - Representative Rod Hamilton

2013 - Ken Reiners

2011 - Tom Rothman

2010 - Bob Fitch

2009 - William Nelson – B.A. Political Science & Sociology '73

2008 - Jim Boerboom – B.S. Agricultural Education '73, , M.A. Agricultural Education '77 

Distinguished Staff Award

2016  - Chad Giblin - B.S. Animal & Plant systems '01, M.S. Natural Resource Sciences '13

2015 - Dale Norquist - B.S. Agricultural Business Administration, 1975; M.S. Agricultural Economics, 1982

2014 - Connie Hempstead - CFANS Development Office

2013 - Kay Ellingson - CFANS Student Services

2012 - Janelle Schnadt - Department of Forest Resources, B.S. Inter-College Program, 2005

Distinguished Faculty Award

2016  - Kevin Janni - B.S. Agricultural Engineering '76

2015 - Claudia Parliament - M.S. Agricultural Economics, 1980

2014 - R. Vance Morey - Dept. of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering

2013 - Timothy Smith - Dept. of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering

2012 - Jim Linn - B.S. Animal Science, 1970, M.S., Ph.D. Nutrition, 1973, 1978

2011 - Roland Peterson - Dept. of Agricultural Education and Carl Vogt - B.S. Biological Science, 1975

2010 - Brian Buhr – Ph.D. Agricultural Marketing and Price Analysis, 1992

2009 - Tony Seykora – Animal Science, 1975

2008 - Brad Greiman – Agriculture Education Advisor

Alumni Advocate Award

2016 - Joel Larsen - B.S. Agricultural Education '77, M.S. Agricultural Education '93

2015 - David Pfarr - B.S. Agronomy '88

2012 - Chuck Walters

2013 - Frank Bezdicek - B.S. Agricultural Education '70

2014 - Kevin Dahlman - B.S. Agricultural Education '78

Alumni Service Award

2016  - Roger Chamberlain - B.S. Agricultural Business Adminsitration '74

2015 - Bruce Johnson - B.S. Forest Products '79

2014 - Tom Appel - B.S. Agricultural Education '79; M.S. Agricultural Education '86

2013 - Julie Tesch - B.S. Applied Economics, '98; M.Ed. Agricultural Education '01

2012 - John Foley - B.S. Animal Science '71, M.S. Animal Science '73, Ph.D. Animal Science '78

2011 - Jodi Nelson - B.S. Food Science and Technology '91

2010 - Kent Horsager – B.S. Agricultural Economics '84

2009 - Don Kvasnicka – B.S. Agricultural Education '55

2008 - Cliff Vrieze – B.S. Agricultural Education '67, M.S. Agricultural Education, '72

Distinguished Alumni Award

2016  - Doris Mold (B.S. Agricultural Education '85, M.S. Agricultural & Applied Economics '94)

2015 - Mohammed Sadiki - Ph.D. Plant Breeding '90

2014 - Pol Coppin - Ph.D. Forestry '91

2013 - Uday Sharma - M.S. Wildlife '82

2012 - Leslie Peterson - B.S. Agricultural Education '50

2011 - Robert Marzolf - B.S. Agricultural Education '78

2010 - Phillip Minerich – M.S. Food Science '90, Ph.D. Food Science '02

2009 - Catherine McCarty – B.S. Nutrition and Dietetics '86, M.PH Public Health Nutrition '90

2008 - Ed Hegland – B.S. Agronomy '92  

Lifetime Achievement Award

2016 - Richard Barnes - B.S. Agricultural Business Administration '64, M.S. Public Administration '69

2015 - James H. Hammill - B.S. Agricultural Economics '57; M.S. Agricultural Economics '62

2014 - David Hsi - Ph.D. Plant Genetics '51

2013 - Frank Busta - B.S. Bacteriology '57, M.S. Dairy Science '61

2012 - Edward Frederick - B.S. Agricultural Education '54; M.S. Dairy Husbandry '55, Ph.D. Dairy Husbandry '57

2011 - William Morrissey - B.S. Forest Resources, 1972

2010 - Edward Slettom – B.S. Agricultural Education '42, Graduate School-Public Affairs '55

2009 - Lee Sandager – B.S. Agricultural Education '49, M.S. Agricultural Education '52

2008 - Gerald McKay – M.A.E. Agricultural Education '49