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News: Conference Awards and Recognitions

The Department of Agricultural Education and Communication (AEC) was well represented at recent research conferences held during May and June. These conferences include the Association for International Agricultural and Extension Education (AIAEE) conference, held in The Netherlands, the American Association for Agricultural Education (AAAE) conference, held in San Antonio, TX, the Association for Communication Excellence (ACE) conference, held in Charleston, SC and the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) conference, held in Athens, GA.

AEC faculty, staff and graduate students contributed diverse and impactful research to the field at these conferences. See the list of award winners from these conferences below. Congratulations to all of our winners and presenters and, as always, Go Gators!

ASSOCIATION FOR INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL AND EXTENSION EDUCATION (AIAEE) AWARDS

  • 2nd Runner-Up Poster Presentation – Open Division – Andy Toelle, Brent Broaddus and Bryan Terry
  • 2nd Runner-up Abstract Presentation – Student Division – Pei-Wen Huang and Courtney Owens
  • Outstanding Article (Volume 21) –Wayne Ganpat, Amy Harder and Austen Moore
  • Early Achievement Award – Laura Warner
  • Outstanding Achievement Award – Amy Harder

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION (AAAE) AWARDS

  • Top Five (of 60) Research Paper Manuscript – Jessica Blythe and Brian Myers
  • Journal of Agricultural Education (JAE) Outstanding Article (Volume 55) – Christopher Stripling (University of Tennessee), Andrew Thoron and Chris Estepp (Sul Ross State University)
  • AAAE Fellow– Grady Roberts
  • AAAE Senior Fellow– Jim Dyer

ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNICATION EXCELLENCE (ACE) AWARDS

  • Outstanding Dissertation Award– Jessica Holt
  • Runner-up Outstanding Thesis Award– Kacie Pounds

NORTH AMERICAN COLLEGES AND TEACHERS OF AGRICULTURE (NACTA) AWARDS

  • Graduate Student Teaching Award– Cathy DiBenedetto
  • Jack Everly NACTA Journal Award– Chris Estepp, Grady Roberts and Karla Shelnutt
  • Teaching Scholar Award– Nicole Stedman

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