Marilyn R. Spiegel Excellence in FCS Extension Award Nominations due by Nov. 1

This $1,500 cash award recognizes an FCS-focused program employee for significant programmatic strengths, major contributions, and innovative approaches achieved over the course of his or her Extension career. It is named in honor and memory of Marilyn R. Spiegel, former FCS assistant director. Funding is provided via interest income from the FCS Extension Development Fund. Nominations for this award must be made by an OSU Extension peer or team; individuals may not nominate themselves. An anonymous committee appointed by the FCS assistant director reviews the nominations and makes the award selection.

The award application packet (which includes a letter of nomination and a letter of support from the nominee’s supervisor) must be emailed to Pat Bebo, assistant director for family and consumer sciences, c/o Thallia Blight ( by 9pm on Nov. 1.