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Nominations open for 2017 Honorary Recognition, Distinguished Service, Distinguished Alumni awards

Nominations are now open for the 2017 College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Honorary Recognition Award, Distinguished Service Award, and Distinguished Alumni Award. These are the highest honors awarded by the college and they recognize individuals who have demonstrated outstanding service to their communities, their chosen career fields, and the citizens of the state and the nation.

An individual may be considered for only one award during a given year, so nominators should select the most appropriate award for their candidate. Please note that nominations remain valid for three years and that once an individual has received an award, that person may not be nominated again, for any award, for three years.

Information for each award, a listing of past honorees and nomination forms are available at cals.wisc.edu/honoraryNominations are due April 7, 2017.  As you consider possible nominees, think about those individuals who have demonstrated leadership and been an inspiration to others in agriculture, natural resources, and/or the life sciences.

The 2017 Awards Banquet and Ceremony will be held Thursday, Oct. 19 in the Varsity Room at Union South. A reception will be held at 5:30 p.m., with dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Please contact 608-890-2999 or alumni@cals.wisc.edu for additional information.