By Carly Donsbach
COLLEGE STATION, Texas- The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences hosted the Legacy and Leadership Banquet Friday, Nov. 10 at the Brazos County Exposition Complex.
Dr. Mark A. Hussey, Vice Chancellor and Dean for Agriculture and Life Sciences presented the College’s highest award to recognize outstanding former students who have made significant contributions in their career, public service and volunteer activities.
This year’s winners of the Outstanding Early Career Alumni Award are Chris Brundrett ‘06, Bridget Wasser ’01 and Heather Salopek ‘11. Early in their careers, these graduates have already distinguished themselves with unique contributions to industry, public service, and to international development.
“We expect great things from them as they continue to uphold the core values of our university and college throughout their career,” said Alan Sams, executive associate dean for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
The Outstanding Alumni Award recognizes graduates of the College for outstanding leadership and signification contributions in agriculture, natural resources, life sciences or related areas. Only 84 of the College’s nearly 90,000 graduates have been awarded this honor. This year’s winners are Joe Townsend ‘67, Vickie Kloeris ’78, Emanuel Glockzin ‘72 and Graham Weston ‘86.
“These outstanding alumni stand out from others by their accomplishments and high standards of integrity and character which enhance and reflect positively on the college and its programs,” Sams said.