2021 CFAES Alumni Award honorees announced

After receiving many nominations and deliberating for weeks, the CFAES Alumni Society Board has announced the 2021 CFAES Alumni Award honorees. Here they are:

Meritorious Service Award

Susan Crowell, Lisbon, Ohio
Bobby Moser, Dublin, Ohio

International Alumni Award

Claudio Ribeiro, PhD ’05 Animal, Dairy, and Poultry Science, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Yuri Zinn, PhD ’05 Soil Science, Lavras, Brazil

Young Professional Award

Cindy Barrera, PhD ’16 Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Dearborn, Michigan 
Ken Davis, BS ’08 Agribusiness and Applied Economics, Bourbonnais, Illinois

Distinguished Alumni Award

David Adamkin, BS ’70 Animal Sciences, Louisville, Kentucky
Robert Downey, BS ’77 Animal Sciences, Sellersville, Pennsylvania 
Marsha Martin, MS ’78 Plant Pathology, PhD ’81 Plant Pathology, Columbus, Ohio
John Newton, MS ’10 Agribusiness and Applied Economics, PhD ’13 Agribusiness and Applied Economics, Washington, D.C.
The Hon. Bob Peterson, BS ’83 BS Animal Sciences, Sabina, Ohio
Sally Rockey, MS ’82 Entomology, PhD ’85 Entomology, Columbia, Maryland

Please join us in congratulating the honorees and thanking them for all they do for the college and the community. 

These 12 wonderful alumni and friends will be honored at the first-ever virtual CFAES Alumni Awards Luncheon March 2021.  

If you know someone who should be considered for a future Alumni Award, nominations for 2022 are now open. Click here to nominate a deserving alum.