Aggie of the Year

Promising minds, strong hearts: 2020 student award winners named in CAHNRS

Award-winning students in the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Science are changing the world. Every year, CAHNRS recognizes outstanding students in a range of fields—from agriculture to family and consumer sciences, as well…

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Aggie of the Year leaves behind a legacy of commitment to agriculture

By Sarah Appel, CAHNRS Academic Programs Three years ago, Macy Hagler watched her older sister Jenica receive the Aggie of the Year award at the 2016 CAHNRS Honors. She realized that this award truly encompassed what it meant to be a dedicated CAHNRS Coug. “It encouraged me to strive for the best in my coursework […]

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Farming’s future: Q&A with CAHNRS Aggie of the Year Brandon Nickels

Brandon Nickels, 2015 Aggie of the Year, knows farming is hard. He also knows it’s for him.

Named the top senior majoring in agriculture or natural resource science in the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS), Nickels worked his way through college, chasing every opportunity to embrace new experiences.