OSU Agriculture honors distinguished group during ceremony


Friday, October 22, 2021

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Oklahoma State College honored a distinguished group Of people Who’ve launched
distinctive credit rating to the university’s Ferguson School of Agriculture and Who’ve showd A unbroken dedication to agricultural sciences and pure

By way of the OSU Agriculture Honors ceremony on Oct. 18, the Division of Agricultural
Sciences and Natural Resources, comprised of the Ferguson School of Agriculture and
two state businesses — OSU Extension and OSU Ag Evaluation — acknowledged honorees of the 2020 and 2021 Distinguished Alumni and Champion for
OSU Agriculture awards.

“The awards rejoiced all through OSU Ag Honors are In all probability the most prestigious honors the division
can bestow on A particular person,” said Thomas G. Coon, Vice chairman for OSU agricultural
packages. “Every Definitely one of our honorees show how a lot We Rely upon
collaborations and the work of others To fulfill our land-grant mission. They make
us extra worthwhile in inspiring college students, making new discoveries and serving our fellow

Individuals honored for the 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award included Richard Carter,
Greg Hart, Kristen Hart, Michael Kenna and Ken Pinkston. Although named final yr,
an in-particular person ceremony honoring their achievements was postponed to this yr As a Outcome of of
the pandemic.

Mindy Brashears, Raymond Campbell, Michael Galyean, Frank C. Robson, As properly as to brothers
Brett Ramsey and Greg Ramsey have been honored as 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients.

Established in 1983, the Distinguished Alumni Award acknowledges people whose accomplishments
Carry out a mannequin for current and future Ferguson School of Agriculture college students.

The late Paul Schatte was honored As a Outcome of the 2020 Champion for OSU Agriculture all through
this yr’s ceremony.

As properly as, Martha Burger, Arlan Richardson, Brenda Sidproperly, Marta White, Collectively with
sisters Joyce Taylor and the late Barbara Move have been honored as 2021 Champions for
OSU Agriculture.

Established in 2011, the Champion for OSU Agriculture Award acknowledges people
who Aren’t graduates of the Ferguson School of Agriculture however Who’ve launched
distinction to the division.

Lyndall Stout, OSU Agricultural Communications Providers director and host of The tv
current SUNUP, served As a Outcome of the grasp of ceremonies of the event.

“I’m so glad we have been In a place To maintain the event this yr and honor our recipients for
2020 and 2021,” she said. “The OSU Ag Honors ceremony is On A daily basis Definitely one of my favourite
nights to rejoice the unimaginable honorees and study extra about them through special
movies telling their life tales.”

Videos and extra Particulars about OSU Agriculture Honors Is out there on-line.