2021 CFAES Distinguished Senior Award Recipients

The 2021 CFAES Distinguished Senior Award recipients will be recognized during a recognition on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, via a YouTube video premiere on the Ohio State - College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences channel. 

During these extraordinary times, in the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, recipients will be recognized during the YouTube video premiere, via local media outlets, social media, and postings to the college’s website.

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2021 CFAES Distinguished Senior Award Celebration Program

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2021 CFAES Distinguished Senior Award Recognition Artifacts


Recipients are organized on this page in alphabetical order.


Tara E. AllenTara E. Allen 

School of Environment and Natural Resources
Environmental Science - Honors
Mason, OH

 
 
Chris BairdChristopher D. Baird  

Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Agricultural Systems Management
Springfield, OH

 
 
Brian D. Bush Brian D. Bush

School of Environment and Natural Resources
Environmental Science - Honors
Worthington, OH

 
 
Rachael A. ClineRachael A. Cline

Department of Horticulture and Crop Science
Sustainable Plant Systems - Turfgrass Science
Toronto, OH

 
 
Annika N. DiazAnnika N. Diaz

Department of Animal Sciences
Animal Sciences - Animal Biosciences
Upland, CA

 
 
Philip M. EberlyPhilip M. Eberly

Department of Food Science and Technology
Food Science & Technology
Wooster, OH

 
 
Jacqueline FoxJacqueline M. Fox

Department of Food Science and Technology
Food Science & Technology
Centerville, OH

 

 

Melanie A. FuhrmannMelanie A. Fuhrmann 

Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership
Community Leadership - Community & Extension Education
Wheelersburg, OH

 
 
Courtney N. Heiser Courtney N. Heiser 

Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership
Agricultural Communication
Attica, OH

 
 
Jason Hollick Jason Hollick 

Department of Horticulture and Crop Science
Sustainable Plant Systems - Agroecology
Dublin, OH

 
 
Natalia Jaspeado BecerraNatalia Jaspeado Becerra 

Department of Food Science and Technology
Food Science & Technology 
Mexico City, Mexico

 
 
Brietta E. LathamBrietta E. Latham 

Department of Animal Sciences
Animal Sciences - Animal Biosciences
Thurmont, MD

 
 
Rachel H. LeitsonRachel H. Leitson 

Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Construction Systems Management
Pepper Pike, OH

 
 
Jacob M. LeschJacob M. Lesch 

Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Agricultural Systems Management
Fredonia, NY

 
 
Meliana MalloryMelina Mallory 

School of Environment and Natural Resources
Environmental Science - Water Science
Playa Del Rey, CA

 
 
Ezekial Miller Ezekiel M. Miller 

Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics
Agribusiness & Applied Economics
Oceanside, CA

 
 
Todd PetersonTodd R. Peterson 

Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics
Agribusiness & Applied Economics
Washington Court House, OH

 
 
Olivia Pflaumer Olivia K. Pflaumer

Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership
Agriscience Education
Chillicothe, OH

 
 
Milan S. J. PozderacMilan S. J. Pozderac 

Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership
Agriscience Education
Fredericktown, OH

 
 
Allison M. RappAllison M. Rapp 

Department of Animal Sciences
Animal Sciences - Animal Biosciences
Xenia, OH

 
 
Clare M. Sollars Clare M. Sollars 

Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Food, Agricultural & Biological Engineering - Food Engineering
Washington Court House, OH

 
 
Vashti B. Tatman Vashti B. Tatman 

Department of Entomology
Entomology
Columbus, OH

 
 
Laura I. Tavera Montanez Laura I. Tavera Montañez 

Department of Animal Sciences
Animal Sciences - Animal Industries
San Juan, Puerto Rico

 
 
Jayson E. ValazquezJayson E. Velazquez 

School of Environment and Natural Resources
Environment, Economy, Development, and Sustainability - Honors
Paterson, NJ

 
 
Cameron S. WhiteCameron S. White

Department of Animal Sciences
Animal Sciences - Animal Biosciences
Washington, PA