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What does being an agriculture student mean to you?

Cassandra LannenCassandra is a senior in animal science from Glasgow and is a member of Alpha Zeta and Circle K. I chose to attend MSU's College of Agriculture because it is one of the best schools in Montana. I also had a tuition waiver for any in-state college. MSU's pre-vet program is a great preparation for vet school. I received the Harry Cockrum Memorial Scholarship, the Frank R. Beckley Scholarship, the Thomas D. Campbell Memorial Scholarship, and the Christy Foundation ...
Monday, August 13, 2012/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (1122)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Tony Meyer Selected for Vita Plus Marketing Services Internship

Tony Meyer (Wisc. Gamma) has been named to the Vita Plus Marketing Services Internship based in Madison. Meyer will be a senior at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, majoring in agricultural marketing communications. During his summer internship, Meyer will create a number of different communication pieces and marketing materials.Meyer grew up near Unity on his family's registered Holstein dairy operation. He was an active member of Maplewood Badgers 4-H and Colby FFA. He ...
Monday, June 4, 2012/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (1082)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Haley Baumgardner Named OSU Outstanding Senior

Haley Baumgardner, of Carrier, has been named 2011-12 Paul and Mary Hummer Outstanding Graduating Senior in Oklahoma State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR).Haley, the daughter of Troy and Sheri Baumgardner, also was named a 2012 Dean Lecrone Award recipient.Baumgardner was recognized during banquet ceremonies in which CASNR presented $293,450 in scholarships and awards, part of more than $1 million presented to OSU students this spring by CASNR and ...
Monday, April 30, 2012/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (1148)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Maryland Cousins Seek Future in Agriculture

Two cousins, Charlotte Thompson and Alpha Zeta member Hannah Thompson, (Townshend, ’09) were recently recognized by the Frederick News Post for their interest in pursuing a career in agriculture. Charlotte, who will graduate in December, has been interning for a year with the Office of the Chief Economist, World Agriculture Outlook Board at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. She plans on earning a graduate degree in agriculture economics and wants to work for the federal government ...
Wednesday, July 13, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (1220)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Texas Alpha Alumni to be Honored

CHS selects recipients for Alumni Hall of HonorTwo former students of Columbus High School will be honored next week for their accomplishments during and after their time in school. Distinguished alumnus awards are given to honor former students of any high school in Columbus whose achievements, character and citizenship are said to serve as models to today’s youth.The CHS Distinguished Alumni Hall of Honor Committee recently announced the selection of William Frank Braden as one of the ...
Tuesday, May 17, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (1139)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Andrew Bowman Selected as Keynote Speaker for Salute to Ag Day

Andrew Bowman (Morrow, '05) of Oneida, Ill. will be the keynote speaker for a joint meeting of the Kewanee Kiwanis and Rotary clubs’ Salute to Ag Day.The meeting will begin at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 15, in the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.Bowman is a fifth-generation farmer. For excellence in his farming operation, he was honored as the 2006 American Star Farmer — the premier honor for young agriculturalists and a capstone on his FFA experience. Bowman is only the third ...
Tuesday, March 8, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (965)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Morrill Chapter Receives Honor From Penn State IFC

The brothers and sisters at Morrill continue to do great things this year. They have just been honored with a 1st place in their Division (Division 1 being the smallest chapter size) with the Penn State IFC's CORE (Commitment to Outreach and Responsible Education) Program.  The overall mission of this program is to bring fraternities back to the values upon which its Chapters were founded. This was started last spring. Chapters are divided into three divisions based on their total ...
Monday, January 24, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (987)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Penn State's Patricia Comerford Wins Outstanding Service Award

Alpha Zeta Alumna, Patricia M. Comerford, extension equine specialist in Penn State's Department of Dairy and Animal Science (DAS), received the 2010 Outstanding Service Award at the Eastern National 4-H Horse Roundup last week in Louisville, Ky.Honored for her 19 years of service to the event, Comerford has served as a judge, co-superintendent of the Team Presentation Contest, and most recently as co-superintendent of the Individual Presentation Contest. As a member of the Eastern National ...
Monday, December 13, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (905)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Robert Baker Invented Chicken Nuggets, Turkey Burgers, and Cornell BBQ

Cornell Corporation Board Member, Robert Baker, Remembered for Inventing Chicken Nuggets, Turkey Burgers, and Cornell BBQ Cornell Barbeque Sauce wasn’t the first formulation made by the late Dr. Robert C. Baker. Baker is most famously accredited with the development of the chicken nugget. He is also behind the development of other poultry products, such as chicken and turkey hot dogs, and turkey ham. Prior to 1980, chicken was packed on ice and shipped to grossers ...
Wednesday, October 20, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (932)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Texas Alpha Alumna Honored

Lise A. Sieber celebrates three years with the Defense Health Information Management SystemALEXANDRIA, VA, Lise A. Sieber, SharePoint Administrator for the Defense Health Information Management System, has been recognized by Cambridge Who's Who for demonstrating dedication, leadership and excellence in information management and technology. Just a year after her commencement from the University of Arizona in 1981, Lise A. Sieber enlisted in the United States Navy. She currently ...
Monday, October 11, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (952)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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