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CFAES Awards Recipients Include Extension Professionals

Congratulations to the following Extension professionals who received awards during the college’s annual awards ceremony for 2023-2024. 

Distinguished Early Career Extension Faculty AwardAshley Leach, assistant professor, Entomology 

Distinguished Extension Faculty Award Peggy Kirk Hall, director, Agricultural and Research Law Program 

Distinguished Early Career Extension Professional AwardAudrey Dimmerling, educator, 4-H Youth Development 

Distinguished Extension Professional Award Todd Steiner, program manager, Horticulture and Crop Science 

Distinguished Multi-disciplinary Team Extension AwardEast Palestine Response Team – Plant Tissue Analysis Group. Team members include Jeff Hattey, Devin Peterson, Heather Raymond, Haley Shoemaker, and Matt Teegarden. 

Spirit of the Land-Grant AwardEast Palestine Response Team. Team members include Eric Barrett, Michael Bisesi, Karen Chou, Sam Custer, Maurice Eastridge, Jason Hartschuh, Jeff Hattey, Dee Jepsen, Devin Peterson, Heather Raymond, Haley Shoemaker, Matt Teegarden, and Adam Ward. 

Endowed Faculty AppointmentGreg Davis, George R. and Genevieve B. Gist Endowed Chair, OSU Extension