University of Vermont

Department of Animal and Veterinary Sciences (ASCI)

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College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Honors Day Ceremony

Friday, April 18, 2008


The following Animal Science awards were presented:

Elmer Towne Award
George H. Walker Award
Brian Hawley Scholarship Award
Donald J. Balch Award
American Society of Animal Science Award
The Brett Klein Memorial Scholarship
Animal Science Faculty Award
Triona Wilder Marno-Ferree Memorial Award

The following College Awards were presented to Animal Science students and/or faculty:

Alexander Kende Academic Merit Award
Distinguished Undergraduate Research
Joseph E. Carrigan Teaching Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Elmer Towne Award
Presented annually by the Vermont Dairy Industry Association to that student whose work in the field of Dairy Science shows the greatest promise for providing the quality leadership exemplified by Elmer E. Towne in his life of service to the Dairy Industry.
Recipient:  
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Coral E. Kent-Dennis

George H. Walker Award
Awarded annually by faculty vote to members of the graduating class of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, who have majored in Animal Science, who exhibit conspicuous merit in the studies pertaining to Dairy Science and especially in those courses relating to the production and/or processing of market milk, and who furthermore exhibit high and noble traits of leadership and character.
Recipient:
Tom McFadden presenting award to William Van De Weert
William J. Van De Weert

Brian Hawley Scholarship Award
This award, in memory of Brian D. Hawley, an Animal Science graduate of UVM, is given to a deserving Vermont junior or senior in the Animal Science Department.
Recipient: 
Tom McFadden presenting award to Emily Ricker
Emily G. Ricker

Donald J. Balch Award
This award is presented annually to that student making the greatest contribution to the equine or companion animal activities of the Department of Animal Science.
Recipients:  
Betsy Green presenting award to Katherine Carlton-Bacon
Katherine B. Carton-Bacon

Betsy Greene presenting award to Claire Gebben
Claire L. Gebben

American Society of Animal Science Award
Presented annually to sophomores, juniors, and seniors whose academic record, scholastic efforts and character warrant recognition as the future leaders in the field of Animal Science:
Recipients:  

Seniors:
Dr. McFadden presenting award to Abigail Carpenter
Abigail L. Carpenter

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Deandra J. Dill

Tom McFadden presenting award to Cara Edelstein
Cara R. Edelstein

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Elisa A. Speckert

Tom McFadden presenting award to William Van De Weert
William J. Van De Weert

Juniors:
Betsy Greene presenting award to Brianna Clark
Briana R. Clark

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Thomas G. Cole

Tom McFadden presenting award to Abbey Dattilio
Abbey L. Dattilio

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Casey K. Fleming

Tom McFadden presenting award to Danielle Funaro
Danielle E. Funaro

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Coral E. Kent-Dennis

Betsy Greene presenting award to Valerie Koenig
Valerie A. Koenig

Sophomores:
Tom McFadden presenting award to Megan Foy
Megan R. Foy

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Jennifer R. Haber

Tom McFadden presenting award to Michaela Martin
Michaela Y. Martin

Tom McFadden presenting award to Vanessa Patten
Vanessa M. Patten

Tom McFadden presenting award to Lauren Thresh
Lauren C. Thresh

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Benjamin M. Whitcomb


The Brett Klein Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is presented to CREAM Student Herd Advisors for Fall 2007 and Spring 2008 with a big thanks for their time and effort! The award is presented for their dedication, responsible leadership, and friendly attitude that Brett exemplified as a 1990 CREAMer as well as for their excellence in teaching and advising the '07/'08 CREAMers and in passing on the CREAM tradition!
Recipients:  

Fall '07:

Tom McFadden presenting award to Angela Craig
Angela S. Craig

Tom McFadden presenting award to Eila Susskind
Eila M. Susskind

Spring '08:

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Jenna M. Schirmer

Tom McFadden presenting award to John Wright
John B. Wright


Animal Science Faculty Award
In recognition of scholastic performance, outstanding achievements in undergraduate research, and service to the Department of Animal Science.
Recipients:
Tom McFadden presenting to Abigail Carpenter
Abigail L. Carpenter

Tom McFadden presenting to Cara Edelstein
Cara R. Edelstein


Triona Wilder Marno-Ferree Memorial Award
This award is presented to the student or students who possess a genuine love of horses and display the energy and enthusiasm shown by Triona for UVM Horse Barn activities.
Recipient:
 Miranda Bartlett received the Triona Wilder Marno-Ferree Memorial Award 
 Miranda L. Bartlett

COLLEGE AWARDS
Alexander Kende Academic Merit Award
This award honors the memory of the late Alex Kende, a sixth generation Vermonter who graduated in May 2000 with honors at the top of his class in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' Biological Science Program.  The Alexander Kende Academic Merit Award recognizes at least one outstanding second-semester junior CALS student for his or her academic excellence, demonstrated interest in medicine or bio-medical research, service to and caring for others, integrity, personal courage and good humor.
Recipient
Eila M. Susskind, Dept. of Animal Science


Distinguished Undergraduate Research
The Honors Program of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is designed to recognize students who, in addition to pursuing their regular course of study, conduct original research.  This research is done under the immediate supervision of a faculty member. Undergraduate research is an introduction to the methods involved in the advancement of knowledge that is fundamental to the goals of a university. It is with pleasure and pride that the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences honors the students who participated in this program.

Recipients and Projects:

Courtney L. Preseault, Animal Science Program - "The Impact of Dietary Antioxidant Ethoxyquin (Agrado®) on Rumen Lipid Metabolism and Subsequent Effects on Milk Production and Milk Fat Synthesis".


Joseph E. Carrigan Teaching Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
This award is created to recognize a faculty member in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences for outstanding efforts in undergraduate teaching and advising and to emphasize that undergraduate instruction is a function of major importance.

Faculty Recipient:
Dr. Thomas B. McFadden, Dept. of Animal Science

Dr. Rachel Johnson & Dr. Tom McFadden


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