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KCA to award five $1,000 scholarships to incoming AG freshmen

2012 KCF Scholarship Winners

The Kentucky Cattlemen's Association Youth Scholarship will award five $1,000 scholarships to incoming college freshmen who plan to major in agriculture. 

Kentucky Cattlemen's Foundation Scholarship requirements:

AG Faculty Recognized at 2013 Critical Thinking Teaching of the Year Awards

2013 Critical Thinking Teaching of the Year Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Ed Fredrickson and Dr. Laurie Rincker from the Department of Agriculture who were nominated for the Critical Thinking Teacher Award.

Rebekah Booth Receives the Eastern Kentucky University Outstanding Intern Award

Dr. Frank Skipworth and Rebekah Booth

Agriculture major, Rebekah Booth received the Outstanding Intern Award at the annual Outstanding Co-Op/Intern of the Year Award Ceremony held April 11, 2013.  Rebekah, a senior from Belfry, Kentucky was one of 950 students nominated for the award.

AG student recognized at annual Student-Athlete Academic Awards breakfast

Student Athlete Academic Awards breakfast

Eastern Kentucky University student-athletes gathered in the Keen Johnson Ballroom on April 10th for the annual Student-Athlete Academic Awards Breakfast. The event, hosted by the Bratzke Center, featured EKU President Doug Whitlock as guest speaker and honored more than 275 student-athletes for academic achievement over the past year.

AG selects Frank Skipworth as 2013 distinguished alum

Dr. Frank Skipworth

EKU's Department of Agriculture, along with the School of Applied Arts and Technology, is pleased to announce that Dr. Franklin R. Skipworth has been selected as their departmental distinguished alum for 2013.

Dr. Skipworth was honored during a presentation on Friday, April 5, 2013, at the annual College of Business and Technology College to Careers senior recognition luncheon.

Lillard named as 2013 AG distinguished senior

Brannon Lillard

Mr. Brannon Lillard has been named the 2013 Distinguished Senior for EKU's Department of Agriculture. He was honored during a presentation on Friday, April 5, 2013, at the annual College of Business and Technology College to Careers senior recognition luncheon.

AG announces 2013 scholarship and awards recipients

CBT College to Careers Recognition Luncheon

The Department of Agriculture is pleased to announce scholarship and awards recipients for the 2012-13 academic year. 

These outstanding students were acknowledged for their exceptional achievement at the College of Business and Technology annual College to Careers Recognition Luncheon on April 5.

EKU Horticulture Club participates in Earth Days activities

Earth Days photo

Eastern Kentucky University, for the 13th consecutive year, will mark Earth Days with a month-long slate of events and activities.

Agriculture Department Hosts KY River Region High School FFA Speech Contest

FFA logo

On Thursday, March 21st, the Agriculture Department hosted the Kentucky River Region High School FFA  Speech Contest.  A talent contest and parliamentary procedure competition was also held. Winners in each contest advance to the state competition held during the State FFA Convention in June.

Delta Tau Alpha Initiates Seven at the Spring Ceremony

DTA spring inductees

Eastern Kentucky University’s chapter of Delta Tau Alpha had its Spring Initiation Ceremony on Thursday, February 21stin the Meditation Chapel, located on the campus of EKU.  This semester’s initiates are Lauren Brown, a junior from Taylorsville; Casey Stokely, a sophomore from Winchester; Daniel Dunaway, a sophomore from LaGrange; Brent Tingle, a sophom

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