All their hard work paid off when CAHNRS faculty received awards at the 2008 WSU Showcase. Steve Jones, professor and scientist in the department of crop and soil sciences earned an award for a new patent; Kathy A. Beerman, professor in food science and human nutrition, earned the Sahlin Faculty Excellence Award for Instruction; Kenneth A. Struckmeyer, associate professor in horticulture and landscape architecture, earned the Sahlin Faculty Excellence for Leadership; and Walter Butcher, professor emeritus for the school of economic sciences earned the Emeritus Society Excellence award. Congrats and keep up the good work!
In other award news, CAHNRS and WSU Extension Marketing and News Services won three awards from the Association for Communication Excellence. ACE is an international professional organization with a focus on agricultural communications. Graphic designer Gerald Steffen won a Bronze Award for his 4-H logo design. Brian Clark won a Silver Award for his editorship of our weekly electronic newsletter, On Solid Ground (http://news.cahnrs.wsu.edu/on-solid-ground/). Kathy Barnard and Brian Clark won a Gold Award for writing “Expect Perfect Pairings,” a marketing brochure for our viticulture and enology program. Congratulations to all!