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Gene Frank Boyd

Gene Frank Boyd, 74, of Warr Acres, Oklahoma, formerly of Ardmore and Tishomingo, passed away in Oklahoma City on November 1, 2011, after a lengthy illness.  A memorial service is planned at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, November 9, 2011, at the First Presbyterian Church, Ardmore, with the Rev. Dr. Rick Baggett officiating. Mr. Boyd was born October 9, 1937, in Lubbock, Texas, to Wayne and LaVey Lamb Boyd. The Boyd family made their home in Plainview, Texas, where Gene graduated from ...
Monday, November 7, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (742)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Dr. Richard H. Merritt

Dr. Richard H. Merritt, 78, of Bridgewater, N.J., passed away Oct. 31, 2011, in Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, N.J.  Dr. Merritt leaves behind his wife, Bonnie McCay Merritt; sister, Joan Spielman; daughters, Lori Merritt, Jeanne Hertrich, and Caroline Benard; sons, Richard William and James Howard Merritt, and seven grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, those interested in making a donation may contribute to a memorial fund to benefit undergraduate ...
Monday, November 7, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (753)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Matthew Paul Rowe

Matthew Paul Rowe, 24, Neosho, Mo, passed away Thursday, October 20, 2011, in Fayetteville, Ark. He was born Oct. 16, 1987, in Joplin, Mo.Matt was a lifelong area resident and a member of Jones Chapel Freewill Baptist Church. He was a graduate student at the University of Arkansas, where he was finishing his Masters degree in animal science. He was a member of Alpha Zeta fraternity, the FFA, and an outstanding transfer student of the animal science dept. at the university. He was a member of ...
Monday, October 24, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (796)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Emily Morgan, Cal Eta Alumni

As a founding member of the Cal-Eta Chapter of Alpha Zeta at California State University at Chico, one can assume that Emily Morgan was an extremely active collegiate member. When she was elected to  chapter president, Emily took it upon herself to make sure Alpha Zeta members were receiving the most out of being part of the fraternity. She connected Alpha Zeta with the agricultural career fair, helped plan a campus wide Ag Day and planned an annual fundraiser that benefited scholarship ...
Thursday, September 29, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (1075)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Florida Chapter at the University of Florida

The Florida Chapter of Alpha Zeta surpasses the usual events hosted by most fraternities. Just looking at their fall semester schedule can be overwhelming, but with 56 active undergraduates the Florida chapter is all about creating unique events that will demonstrate leadership, character and fellowship among members.The Florida Chapter is a diverse group with members majoring from Agronomy to Zoology and everything in between. With such a diverse group, the chapter provides many ...
Wednesday, September 28, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (1074)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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John Wilson Herring

John Wilson Herring, a lifelong resident of Tulia, passed away September 21, 2011, following an illness. A loving husband, father, and grandfather, John was always generous and caring for his family, friends, and employees. John was a loyal servant of the Lord, always striving to help those less fortunate. He was a deacon and active member of the First Baptist Church of Tulia.After graduating from Tulia High School in 1966, John attended Texas Tech University in Lubbock, where he was ...
Monday, September 26, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (785)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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New "Calfology" Website Looking for Student Contributors

A new, educational website, Calfology.com, is looking for students (especially dairy science students) to help build content for their website or become contributors. Calfology is the first ever effort to bring all players in the industry to one place to interact in hopes of strengthening and advancing the entire community. This is an opportunity for students to get some experience doing something educational/fun and get an online presence.Ways you could help Calfology.com build their ...
Wednesday, September 14, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (809)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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2011 Keith Scholarship Recipients

Alpha Zeta recently honored two Montana members with the Keith Scholarship. The two $6,000 scholarships are awarded annually, one to an undergraduate and one to a Pre-Vet or Vet student. This year's scholarship recipients were Rob Newton and Megan LynchCongratulations!Megan Lynch (Montana, '08)Megan is a senior at Montana State University majoring in Animal Science-science option. Megan was born and raised in Kalispell, Montana. Growing up she was active with school, local and state 4H, and ...
Tuesday, August 16, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (776)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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R. Alan Williams

R. Alan Williams, son of R.E. and Mary Williams, was born March 19, 1918 in Iowa City, IA. He graduated from Iowa City High School in 1935, attended the University of Iowa and transferred to Iowa State University graduating in Dec. 1945. He was a member of the Iowa State Livestock and Dairy judging team which set a record of all team members placing in the top 2 in the American Royal Livestock Show. He was a member of Alpha Zeta, a National Honorary Fraternity and Frisbie House, a ...
Tuesday, August 16, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (831)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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David Headley, North Carolina Alumni

David Headley knows how much the decisions made in college can impact your future. Headley, currently the High Censor on the Alpha Zeta High Council and a North Carolina chapter alumnus, acknowledges that his college involvement with AZ led him to where he is today. For more than 10 years, Headley has been actively involved with AZ. During his time at North Carolina he grew interested in the fraternity and became very engaged with the events they would hold including: Ag ...
Thursday, July 28, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (786)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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