Outstanding students at the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources have been selected by the University of Wyoming chapter of Gamma Sigma Delta, the honor society of agriculture.
Faculty members nominate outstanding students for these awards, and winners are selected by the chapter’s membership and awards committee.
The following is the award, city, student, major.
Cheyenne – Emily Purifoy, animal and veterinary science (ANVS) with concentration in preveterinary medicine
Casper – Payton Hallsted, ANVS with concentration in preveterinary medicine
Crowheart – Riley Rux, ANVS with concentration in preveterinary medicine
Jackson – Clara Delahaye, ANVS with concentration in animal biology
Pine Bluffs – Sierra Shelit, ANVS with concentration in preveterinary medicine
Laramie – Carter Eckhardt, molecular biology and physiology
Fort Collins, Colo. – Courtney Newman, agricultural business with concentration in livestock business management, ANVS with a concentration in animal sciences and economics
Lusk – Lexie Dockery, agricultural business and finance
Wheatland – Taylor Bush, master’s degree in soil science
Faculty Award of Merit
Faculty members who have distinguished themselves in research, teaching, extension or a combination are also recognized. This year’s recipient of the Faculty Award of Merit is Vardges Hovhannisyan, an assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics.