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HNR Awards and Honors

The people of the Department of Horticulture and Natural Resources continually excel in all aspects of their endeavors, which have built a prestigious reputation for the department over its long history. We are proud of the awards and honors that have been bestowed on our faculty, students, and staff. We acknowledge, as others have, the people who continue to make our programs some of the best in the nation.

2016 Award Recipients

Faculty

  • Blocksome, Carol, Public Service Out-of-Home Kansas Addy Award, Kansas Flint Hills Smoke Management Traveler Safety and Education
  • Griffin, Jason, Distinguished Achievement Award for Nursery Crops, American Society for Horticultural Science
  • Lavis, Cathie, Faculty of the Spring Semester, College of Agriculture

Students

  • Braun, Ross, Richard Elmore Brown Outstanding College of Agriculture Graduate Student Teaching Award, Gamma Sigma Delta and the College of Agriculture
  • Braun, Ross, First place in the Golf Turf Management Graduate Student Oral Presentation
  • Galgamuwa, Pabadha, First place Interdisciplinary Research Oral Presentation, K-State Graduate Research Arts, and Discovery Forum

 

2015 Award Recipients

Faculty

  • Davis, Greg, Educator of the Year Award, Academic Education Foundation
  • Keeley, Steve, Faculty of the Semester, College of Agriculture
  • Lavis, Cathie, Epsilon Sigma Phi Horizon Extension Award, Alpha Rho Chapter
  • Miller, Chad, Advisor of the Year, College of Agriculture
  • Miller, Chad, Outstanding Teacher Award, Gamma Sigma Delta
  • Miller, Chad, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL), K-State College of Agriculture Innovations in Teaching, Learning and Assessment Program
  • Williams, Kim, ASHS Outstanding Education Publication Award, American Society for Horticultural Science

Students

  • Alderman, Evan, 3rd place Agriculture Oral Session, K-State Graduate Research Forum Competition
  • Burks, Brady, Young Writers Award, North American Gamebird Association
  • Matyac, Elliot, Young Writers Award, North American Gamebird Association
  • Parsons, Noah, Young Writers Award, North American Gamebird Association
  • Prud'homme III, Joseph, Young Writers Award, North American Gamebird Association
  • Reeves, Jake, 2nd place Agriculture Poster Session, K-State Graduate Research Forum Competition
  • Sammons, Zackary, Top Shot Award, Hodgdon
  • Sprague, Stuart, Richard Elmore Brown Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award, College of Agriculture
  • Waldeier,Brady, Young Writers Award, North American Gamebird Association
  • Wilson, Matthew, Graduate Student Teaching Award, North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture

2014 Award Recipients

Faculty

  • Boyer, Cheryl, John E. Hutchison Extension Award for Young Professionals, American Society for Horticultural Science
  • Boyer, Cheryl, Science Extension Division Award for Outstanding Leaflet, American Society for Horticultural Science
  • Boyer, Cheryl, K-State Research and Extension Team Award (Community Garden Team)
  • Boyer, Cheryl, K-State Research and Extension Team Award (Extension Integrated Pest Management Team)
  • Davis, Greg, Faculty of the Semester, College of Agriculture
  • Griffin, Jason, Science Extension Division Award for Outstanding Leaflet, American Society for Horticultural Science
  • Griffin, Jason, K-State Research and Extension Team Award (Community Garden Team)
  • Hoyle, Jared, Horizon State Award, Epsilon Sigma Phi
  • Hoyle, Jared, K-State Research and Extension Team Award (Extension Integrated Pest Management Team)
  • Keeley, Steve, Teaching Award, Crop Science Society of America
  • Lavis, Cathie, Presidential Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising, Kansas State University
  • Lavis, Cathie, Educator of the Year, Alex Shigo International Society of Arboriculture
  • Marr, Chuck, K-State Research and Extension Team Award (Community Garden Team
  • Miller, Chad, Faculty of the Semester, College of Agriculture
  • Miller, Chad, Innovative Teaching Award Grants, Association of Public and Land-grant Universities
  • Rivard, Cary, K-State Research and Extension Team Award (Community Garden Team)
  • Upham, Ward, K-State Research and Extension Team Award (Extension Integrated Pest Management Team)
  • Williams, Kim, Innovative Teaching Award Grants, Association of Public and Land-grant Universities
Students
  • Craver, Joshua, Ecke Graduate Student Award, American Floral Endowmen
  • Craver, Joshua, First place Agricultural Sciences Oral Presentation, Graduate Division, College of Agriculture
  • Craver, Joshua, Richard Elmore Brown Outstanding College of Agriculture Graduate Teaching Award, Gamma Sigma Delta and the College of Agriculture
  • Craver, Joshua, Third place, Oral Presentation Competition at the American Society for Horticultural Science
  • Raudenbush, Zane, Chris Stiegler Turfgrass Science Student Travel Award
  • Tajchman, Alan, Graduate Student Council Travel Award
  • Wilson, Matthew, Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award, Ph.D., Gamma Sigma Delta

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