Three CALS grads are among the outstanding UW-Madison alumni honored this year as Badgers of the Year by local chapters of the Wisconsin Alumni Association. Established in 2004, the Badger of the Year awards honor UW-Madison graduates who have made a positive impact on their communities. Recipients are alumni who live in Wisconsin and make a difference as business or community leaders, volunteers, educators, philanthropists or UW-Madison advocates.
CALS alumni honored are:
– Forrest Kubly (BS ’40 – Dairy Industry), Monroe. Kubly is former senior vice president of Swiss Colony and has supported the University of Wisconsin for 70 years. He and his wife established the Forrest & Mildred Kubly UW Scholarship in 1998.
– Fred Pumper (BS ’60 – Agricultural Education, MS ’61 – Agricultural Education, PHD ’69 – Curriculum & Instruction), Malone. Pumper is a farm business and management instructor at Moraine Park Technical College and has spent 38 years in agricultural education. He serves as secretary of the WAA: Fond du Lac Chapter and has been a member of the board for 10 years.
– Steve Stiloski (BS ’87 – Agricultural Economics, MS ’89 – Bus: Real Estate Appraisal) of Jackson. Stiloski is president/owner of Commercial Property Consultants and has worked in real estate for more than a decade. For two decades, he’s been an active leader of the WAA: Washington County Chapter scholarship fund.