Nominate for Keylon Braxton Memorial Award by Feb. 28

The Keylon Braxton Memorial Award is given to one senior within the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences or a member of a CALS-related organization.

This award was first developed in memory of Keylon Braxton, former advisor to the UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Student Council. It serves to honor his service and dedication for the college. Each year, the award is used to recognize an individual that reflects Keylon’s exceptional motivation and enthusiasm for the college and its students. The recipient will receive an individual plaque, have their name engraved on the Keylon Braxton Memorial plaque located in 116 Agricultural Hall and receive a 1/3 life membership to WALSAA complements of the WALSAA Board.

Faculty, organizations, and individual students are encouraged to nominate individuals by sending the name and email of the student and a few sentences why he or she exemplifies what the award stands for. Moreover, students are also encouraged to nominate themselves.

All nominations can be sent to Lindsay Ludeman, CALS student council Liaison, at

Nominations are due Thursday, February 28th. Applications, to be filled out by nominees, are due Friday, March 21st. Two to three finalists will be expected to give a short presentation on how they have influenced the college during their years at the university at the CALS student council meeting April 1st where the recipient will be decided.