Clemson seeking nominations for outstanding agriculture alumni

Staff Report

CLEMSON — Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences and the board of directors of the Agricultural Alumni Organization are seeking nominations of outstanding alumni for three significant awards including the Professional Achievement Award, the Distinguished Service Award and the Young Alumni Award.

Nominations are due in the Office of the Dean, College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences, Clemson University, 101 Barre Hall, Clemson , SC 29634 by Dec. 1, 2015.

Nominees for the Professional Achievement Award must be a graduate of Clemson University for at least five (5) years, achieved a major list of professional accomplishments, provided superb leadership in career-related associations and recognized for substantial dedication to Clemson University and the College.

Distinguished Service Award nominees must be alumni of Clemson but cannot have been an undergraduate student for five years. They must have a proven record of dedication and service to Clemson University and the College while possessing a strong personal faith underscored by impressive community and public service. Professional or family accomplishments are important factors in the nominating process.

Young Alumni Award nominees must have graduated within the past ten years and be under the age of 35. They must be known for upholding the University’s core values of honesty, integrity and respect. Possessing an ‘ever loyal’ relationship to Clemson, the nominees must have impacted their business through leadership, educational and philanthropic endeavors.

For additional information on the procedure to submit a nomination go to or contact Sennah Honea, College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences, Clemson University at

The awards will be presented to the honorees at the South Carolina AgriBiz and Farm Expo in Florence on Jan. 12, 2016.

Staff Report

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