Distinguished Agriculture Alumni​

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                         2017 Distinguished Ag Alumni 
                       Sitting: Douglas C. Needham,                                 Jane L. Lavey, Amy Kelsay,                                            Anthony S. Davis

                        Standing: Jay Akridge, George P.                         Abide, Robert J. Deschenes, Scot                          Ortman, Christopher Voglewede,                                       Donya Lester ​

The Distinguished Agriculture Alumni Award was created in 1992 to recognize mid-career alumni of Purdue's College of Agriculture. Honorees must have a demonstrated record of outstanding accomplishments, have made significant contributions to his/her profession or society in general, and exhibit high potential for future professional growth. Selections are made by a committee comprised of the Dean of Agriculture, associate deans, assistant dean, department heads and unit directors. Typically, ten or fewer alumni are selected to receive the award. Recipients will be recognized in a convocation on  Friday, March 23, 2018 on the West Lafayette campus.                              
Honorees must be in attendance to receive the award.                              

DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS:  5:00 P.M. MONDAY,                 

SEPTEMBER 11, 2017.

Nomination Guidelines 
Nomination Form (Fillable PDF)​