2017 INDIANA EXTENSION EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION AWARDS

steiner friends awards winner

Friends of Extension Award:
Beth Steiner of North Vernon, Ind., was honored as the 2017 Friend of Extension for her leadership in Jennings County’s Indiana 4-H Youth Development and Health & Human Sciences programs, fundraising efforts, and advocacy on behalf of the Purdue College of Agriculture.


Agriculture and Natural Resources

ANR Individual Award:
Sara Dzimianski (Perry)

ANR Team Award:
Left to Right: Mark Kepler (Fulton), Megan Voyles (Scott), Danielle Howell-Walker (Washington), and Ron Lemenager (professor, Department of Animal Sciences)


Community Development

dougan community development award

Community Development Individual Award:
Jan Dougan (Dubois)


Health and Human Sciences

hudson individual health sciences

Health and Human Sciences Individual Award:
Nancy Hudson (Fulton)


HHS team award

Health and Human Sciences Team Award:
Left to Right: Teresa Witkoske (Wabash), Lindsey Pedigo (Howard), Jane Horner (Cass), Barb Beaulieu (Human Development Extension Specialist), Esmerelda Cruz (Clinton) and Mindy Mayes (Grant). Not pictured: Kim Frazier (Miami)


4-H Youth Development

huffman 4h individual

4-H Youth Development Individual Award:
Malea Huffman (Greene)

richard bob amick award

4-H Youth Development Bob Amick Award:
Jill Andrew-Richards (Ohio)

4 h team award

4-H Youth Development Team Award:
Left to Right: Lesley Lodmell (Lawrence), Liz Beiersdorfer (Dearborn), Heather VonDielingen (Jackson), Lisa Wilson (Gibson) and Peg Ehlers (Switzerland). Not pictured: Katie Whiteford (Clark)

cooporative service award

Cooperative Extension Service Team Award:
Left to Right: Megan Hoffherr (Gibson), Hans Schmitz (Gibson) and Meagan Brothers (Vanderburgh)


diversity award

Diversity Award:
Esmerelda Cruz (Clinton). Not pictured: Alejandro Cuza-Blanco (associate professor, School of Languages and Cultures)


PURDUE UNIVERSITY COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SPECIALISTS ASSOCIATION AWARDS

graduate award

Graduate Student Award:
Drew Lugar (Department of Animal Sciences)

early career award

Early Career Award:
Kara Stewart, assistant professor (Department of Animal Sciences)

mid-career award

Mid-Career Award:
Ron Lemenager, professor (Department of Animal Sciences)

career award

Career Award:
Bob Nielsen, professor (Department of Agronomy)


johnson leadership award

Leadership Award:
Keith Johnson, professor (Department of Agronomy)

extension award

Spirit of Extension Award:
Kim Polizotto, KRP Agronomic Consulting

hancock award

Ann Hancook Award:
Barb Beaulieu (Human Development Extension Specialist). Not pictured: Deb Arseneau (Newton), Liz Beiersdorfer (Dearborn), Meagan Brothers (Vanderburgh), Megan Broughton (Washington), Jay Christiansen (Vigo), Jan Dougan (Dubois), Peg Ehlers (Switzerland), Teri Hornberger (Decatur), Jennifer McGuire (Dubois), Mandy Medbourn (Pulaski / Starke), Joni Muchler (Washington), Monica Nagele (Montgomery), Amy Nierman (Southwest District Director), Marcia Parcell (Dearborn), Angela Rathert (Jefferson), Alice Smith (Jasper), Karenlee Spencer (formerly of Parke) and Abby Sweet (Montgomery)

team award

Team Award:
Left to Right: Kris Medic (Bartholomew), Kara Salazar (Sustainable Communities Extension Specialist, Department of Forestry and Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant), John Orick (Purdue Master Gardener State Coordinator) and Rosie Lerner (consumer horticulturist, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture). Not pictured: Laura Esman (Water Quality Program Coordinator, Department of Forestry and Natural Resources) and Jane Frankenberger (professor of Agricultural & Biological Engineering)


DIRECTOR'S AWARDS

crooks award

Paul B. Crooks Award:
Kris Parker (Regional Community Development Extension Educator, Northwest District)

faculty award

Outstanding Extension/Faculty Specialist Award:
Barb Beaulieu (Human Development Extension Specialist)


director award

Director's Award:
John Baugh (Director of Agricultural Services and Regulations, College of Agriculture)

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