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Excellence recognized; CASNR standouts selected for Dean’s Scholars Awards

Excellence recognized; CASNR standouts selected for Dean’s Scholars Awards

Top academic standouts from Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources were recognized as 2012-2013 Dean’s Scholars today (Apr. 5) at the university’s International Cultural Center. The awards, funded by various donations to the college, are based on academic excellence as well as leadership, character and citizenship.

“These scholarships were established by the college to reward academic excellence and to support studious young men and women who choose to major in agricultural and natural sciences,” said Michael Galyean, dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.

There are two separate awards, he added. The Gold Award is a $14,400 four-year scholarship and the Silver Award is a $9,600 four-year scholarship. To keep the scholarship, recipients must maintain a 3.5 grade-point average for Gold Awards and a 3.3 grade-point average for Silver Awards.

The Gold Award winners are:

  • Sadie Dierschke, a junior food science major from Wall
  • Blair Dingler, a senior animal science major from Nocona
  • Kaitlin Foss, a junior animal science major from Southlake
  • Jacob Gresham, a sophomore pre-vet major from Lubbock
  • Autumn Ritchey, a junior pre-vet major from Houston
  • Colter St. Clair, a senior environmental conservation of natural resources major from Ralls
  • Brittany Thompson, a senior animal science major from Allen
  • Dakotah Watson, a sophomore animal science major from Ralls
  • Ashleigh Willems, a senior food science major from Lubbock
  • Matt Clark, a junior agricultural communications major from Ackerly
  • Maggie Jones, a senior animal science major from Albuquerque, NM
  • Elizabeth Mack, a senior wildlife management major from Lubbock
  • Khaki Scrivner, a senior agricultural communications major from Turkey

Silver Award winners are:

  • Treyson Antonick, a junior pre-vet major from Lubbock
  • Alexandra Borowski, a senior agricultural communications major from Lincoln, NM
  • Kaitlyn Cash, a senior agricultural and economics and general business major from Lubbock
  • Jessica Corder, a sophomore agricultural communications major from Lubbock
  • Sydney Denny, a sophomore food science major
  • Steven Ebeling, a senior animal science major from Plainview
  • Tayler Green, a junior agricultural and economics and general business major from Ropesville
  • Amy Gulick, a senior pre-vet major from Lubbock
  • Christopher Gulick, a freshman wildlife management major from Lubbock
  • Samantha Huffman, a senior animal science major from Carrollton
  • Katelyn Littleton, a sophomore pre-vet major from Los Alamos, NM
  • Shelby McCollum, a senior agricultural communications major from Krum
  • Megan Phillips, a sophomore animal science major from Lubbock
  • Samantha Piercy, a senior animal science major from Lubbock
  • Skylar Sowder, a senior agricultural and applied economics major from Sudan
  • Darby Sullivan, a sophomore agricultural communications major from Canyon
  • Melissa Thomas, a senior food science major from Colleyville
  • Shelby Young, a sophomore environmental crop and soil science major from Hale Center
  • Tyler Neuman, a junior animal science major from Hondo

Written by Norman Martin

CONTACT: Lybby Brown, senior administrative assistant, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Texas Tech University at (806) 742-2808, or lybby.brown@ttu.edu

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