Alumni Award Winners

2018 CAES Alumni Award Winners
The CAES Alumni Association presented the 2018 Alumni Awards of Excellence to Donya Lester (BSA – Animal Science, ’81), executive director of the Purdue Agricultural Alumni Association; Krishna Paudel (PhD – Agricultural Economics, ’99), endowed professor at Louisiana State University; Calvin Perry (BSAE – Agricultural Engineering, ’86; MSAE – Agricultural Engineering, ’88), superintendent of the University of Georgia’s C.M. Stripling Irrigation Research Park; and Jody Strickland (BSA – Agricultural Engineering, ’86), executive vice president of forest operations and real estate services for F&W Forest Services. Also honored with CAES Young Alumni Achievement Awards were Linda Brothers Purvis (BSA – Poultry Science, ’02); Nick Chammoun (BSA – Crop Science, ’07; MSAE – Agricultural Engineering, ’09), technical agronomist for Monsanto; and Sara Webb Hughes (BSA – Agricultural Education, ’02; MSE – Agricultural Education, ’03), agricultural education teacher at Oglethorpe County Middle School. Above, award winners (left to right) pose with Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame 2018 inductee, President Jimmy Carter.

2019 CAES Alumni Award Winners
UGA CAES Dean Sam Pardue, center, congratulates 2019 CAES Alumni Awards of Excellence winners Ken Foster (MSA – Agriculture, ’86), Charlie Broussard (BSA – Poultry Science, ’78; MSA – Poultry Science, ’80), Jaime Hinsdale Foster (BSA – Animal Science, ’99), Andrea B. Simao (BSA – Horticulture, ’90), Franklin West (PhD – Animal and Dairy Science, ’08), Sara Dunn (BSA – Agribusiness, ’05) and Tamlin Hall (BSA – Agricultural Economics, ’02) during the 65th CAES Alumni Association Awards Banquet on Oct. 4.