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NALC Awards and Scholarships

Many awards and scholarships were awarded at the 2010 National Agricultural Leadership Conference in New Brunswick, NJ, on Saturday, April 10.Congratulations to the following winners: OFFICER AWARDS Treasurer of the Year           Sara Molloy     Florida   Chancellor of the Year         Marlene Van Es          Cornell              Chronicler of the Year         Brian Crandall Cornell             Censor of the Year    Kelin Maciejewski      ...
Monday, April 12, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (717)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Ginner of the Year

Kevin Watts of McGehee Producers Gin in McGehee, AR, was honored as Ginner of the Year at the annual honors banquet of the Southern Cotton Ginners Association, feld during the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show.  Watts was cited for his outstanding gin management program, including safety, and for his contributions to the association and the cotton industry.Kevin Watts started working with his father in a cotton gin in the tenth grade. By the time he graduated from high school he knew what he ...
Monday, March 22, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (689)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Backpacks to Briefcases Networking Opportunity

January 29, 2010   The Consortium of Collegiate Agricultural Organizations is hosting a series of events on various college campuses called Backpacks to Briefcases. These events will be held the day before a career fair at the participating colleges. The Consortium events offer an opportunity for students to collaborate with collegiate agricultural organizations and industry partners. Enjoy pizza and pop with your fellow classmates while learning some helpful networking tips to getting ...
Thursday, February 4, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (690)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Fresno State Presents Ex-internee with Honorary Degree

January 29, 2010   Fresno State Presents Ex-internee with Honorary Degree On Christmas Eve, John Hiroshi Otomo (California Epsilon, ‘62) received an honorary degree from California State University, Fresno. The award was presented by Fresno State President, John Welty as part of the Nisei College Diploma Project, which gives honorary degrees to college students of Japanese ancestry whose educations were interrupted by military internment orders during World War II. Mr. Otomo was a ...
Thursday, February 4, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (662)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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2010 Service Leadership Experience in Puerto Rico

January 15, 2010     Four Alpha Zeta members from Nevada, Cal Epsilon and the National Office recently traveled to the Caribbean to join members of the Puerto Rico chapter for the Service Leadership Experience. For six days, we participated in two service projects, toured several farms, went on hikes, explored some caves, swam at a beautiful beach and exquisite river with a waterfall, and tasted some excellent food! We had a small group but got along great and had a fantastic time. Here ...
Wednesday, February 3, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (701)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Paul Gaines

December 28, 2009   TIFTON, Ga. — Paul Pierce Gaines, 89, of Tifton died Friday, Dec. 25, 2009, at Tift Regional Medical Center.   Mr. Gaines attended Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College from 1937-1939, where he served as the college pianist and accompanist for the Men’s Glee Club.   He attended the University of Georgia and received a B.S.A. degree with a major in agricultural education in 1941. He was elected a member of Alpha Zeta Honor Fraternity as an undergraduate.   More ...
Wednesday, February 3, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (978)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Gregory W. "Doc" Gallagher

December 14, 2009   From: East Aurora Advisor   http://eastaurorany.com/articles/2009/12/14/obituaries/doc4b1e6ad1b3ec5680350979.txt   Gregory W. "Doc" Gallagher (Cornell, '70), D.V.M., the co-owner of Seneca Animal Hospital in Elma, died Sun., Nov. 29, 2009 at The Center for Hospice and Palliative Care in Cheektowaga following a long battle with cancer. He was 65.
Wednesday, February 3, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (731)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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