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Extension Honorary Organization Presents Awards

Epsilon Sigma Phi, the Extension Service honorary organization, presented awards to 11 individuals and groups at the Oct. 12-15 North Dakota State University Extension Service/Research Extension Center fall conference in Bismarck.

Honored were:

Friends of Extension

  • Jesse Handegard, Bismarck, who volunteers at the North Dakota 4-H Camp and serves on the North Dakota 4-H Foundation
  • Rodney Howe, Hettinger, former chair of the State Board of Agricultural Research and Education (SBARE)
  • North Dakota Rural Rehabilitation Corporation, which made major contributions to the North Dakota 4-H Camp’s renovation and building project
  • Meritorious Support Service Award: Jayne Aukland, finance administrator, Extension Pesticide Program, and Linda Schuster, administrative secretary, Carrington Research Extension Center
  • Early Career Service Award: Karla Meikle, Extension agent, 4-H youth development, Morton County
  • Mid-Career Service Award: Janet Knodel, Extension entomologist, Fargo
  • Administrative Leadership Award: Gerald Sturn, southwest district director, Bismarck
  • International Service Award: Mohamed Khan, Extension sugar beet specialist, Fargo
  • Distinguished Service Award: Brad Brummond, Walsh County Extension agent, agriculture and natural resources
  • Visionary Leadership Award: Brad Cogdill, Center for 4-H Youth Development chair, Fargo

Agriculture Communication - Oct. 16, 2015

(In the photos, ESP President Mohamed Khan (left) and NDSU Extension Director Chris Boerboom presented the awards.)

Editor:Kelli Armbruster, (701) 231-6136, kelli.armbruster@ndsu.edu
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