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Student Awards 

Meet our 2023 Seniors of Distinction!

 

Past Outstanding Seniors

  • 2022
    • Phoebe Austerman, horticulture

    • Dalee Barrick. agricultural communications and agribusiness

    • Kaylyn Branen, animal science and agricultural communications

    • Kinzie Burtrum, animal science

    • Cameron Catrett*, food science and animal science

    • Jade Edwards, animal science

    • Hailey Freeman, natural rsource ecology and management

    • Emily Gerstenkorn, animal science and agricultural communications

    • Ashlyn Gin*, biochemistry and molecular biology

    • Amarie Griffeth*, agricultural communications and agribusiness

    • Devin Grifith, agricultural communications

    • Bobby Marchy, agricultural communications

    • Audrey Ochsner, agricultural communications

    • Jack Palla, animal science and agribusiness

    • Halle Roper, agribusiness and agricultural communications

    • Madelyn Scott*, food science

    • Clair Sheppard, plant and soil sciences

    • Leslie Smith*, agribusiness and animal science

    • Bree Taylor, agribusiness

    • Xin Mei Teng, food science

    *Designates selection as Ferguson College of Agriculture Dean's Award of Excellence

    Bolded - Ferguson College of Agriculture Outstanding Senior

  • 2021
    • Josh Anadu, environmental science

    • Ethan Attebery, agribusiness

    • Jacob Auer, biosystems engineering

    • Georgia Blackwell*, biochemistry and molecular biology

    • Adrienne Blakey*, Plant and soil sciences and agricultural communications

    • Sydney Cannon, biosystems engineering

    • Seraiah Coe*, natural resource ecology and management and biology

    • Braeden Coon, animal science and agricultural communications

    • Sarah Drown, agricultural communications and agribusiness

    • Ridge Hughbanks*, agribusiness

    • Mandy Lawson, animal science

    • Alexis Main, animal science

    • Cathy Mapes, animal science

    • Lauren Millang, agricultural communications

    • Dalton Miller, agribusiness,

    • Luke Muller*, plant and soil sciences and agribusiness

    • Casandra Salinas, biochemistry and molecular biology

    • Truitt Taylor, agribusiness

    • Megan Wasson, animal science

    • Lora Wright, agribusiness

    *Designates selection as Ferguson College of Agriculture Dean's Award of Excellence

    Bolded - Ferguson College of Agriculture Outstanding Senior

  • 2020
    • Levi Baker, agricultural economics

    • Katherine Bezner, agricultural leadership

    • Mason Blinson, plant and soil sciences and animal science

    • Jacob Burch-Konda*, animal science

    • Mckenzie Carvalho*, agribusiness and agricultural communications

    • Grayson Cottrell, animal science

    • Olivia Davis*, biochemistry and molecular biology

    • Rainee Deroin, environmental science

    • Jessica Gore, biochemistry and molecular biology

    • Madison Gore, natural resource ecology and management

    • Autumn Gregg, agribusiness and animal science

    • Jerryca Haller, agricultural education

    • Ty Montgomery, biochemistry and molecular biology and animal science

    • Rachel Scott*, animal science

    • Jacob Sestak, agricultural economics

    • Hunter Starr, agribusiness

    • Hunter Tolliver, biochemistry and molecular biology

    • Amanda Upton, agricultural economics

    • Courtney Wiedenmann, agricultural education

    • Allison Wilton*, agribusiness

    *Designates selection as Ferguson College of Agriculture Dean's Award of Excellence

    Bolded - Ferguson College of Agriculture Outstanding Senior

  • 2019
    • Sage Becker*, animal science

    • Haden Comstock, animal science

    • Jordan Cowger, biochemistry and molecular biology

    • Clay Daily, animal science

    • DaLacy Dockrey, agricultural economics and accounting

    • Samantha Howe*, animal science

    • Kiera Leddy, agricultural communications

    • Brittany Lippy, animal science

    • Jessie Payne, food science

    • Victoria Pickens*, entomology

    • Charley Rayfield*, food science

    • Katelin Spradley, agricultural communications and animal science

    • Megan Trantham, agricultural communications and agribusiness

    • Vanessa Wiebe, agribusiness and agricultural communications

    • Rachel Williams*, biochemistry and molecular biology and microbiology

      *Designates selection as Ferguson College of Agriculture Dean's Award of Excellence

    Bolded - Ferguson College of Agriculture Outstanding Senior

  • 2018
    • Julianna Albrecht, animal science and agricultural communications

    • Cody Dean, agricultural education

    • Megan DeVuyst*, agribusiness

    • Hammons Hepner, agricultural economics and finance

    • Grayson Kuehny, agricultural economics

    • Jenna Maltbie, agribusiness and agricultural communications

    • Courtney Mapes, animal science

    • Taylor Neilson, animal science and biochemistry and molecular biology

    • Grage Ogden*, plant and soil sciences

    • Macy Perry, animal science

    • Alexandria Schut, animal science

    • Alexis Shanes*, agricultural communications

    • Madison Slawson, biochemistry and molecular biology

    • Gatlin Squires*, agribusiness

    • Liza Van der Laan*, plant and soil sciences

    *Designates selection as Ferguson College of Agriculture Dean's Award of Excellence

    Bolded - Ferguson College of Agriculture Outstanding Senior

  • 2017
    • Jesse Belvin, plant and soil sciences

    • Allison Christian, animal science

    • Lauren Clark*, agribusiness

    • Laurie Fitch, agricultural communications

    • Klair Hartzold, animal science/agribusiness

    • Dillon Johnson*, agribusiness/plant and soil sciences

    • Courtney Karr, animal science

    • Christian Ley*, biosystems engineering

    • Anna O’Hare, natural resource ecology and management

    • Garrett Reed, agribusiness

    • JD Rosman*, agricultural communications

    • Ricki Schroeder*, agricultural leadership

    • Will Shaffer, animal science

    • Chandler Steele, animal science

    • Jason Wetzler, agricultural education

    *Designates selection as Ferguson College of Agriculture Dean's Award of Excellence

    Bolded - Ferguson College of Agriculture Outstanding Senior

  • 2016
    • Kaylen Baker, animal science and agricultural communications

    • Nolan Craun, natural resource ecology and management

    • Andres Guerrero Criado, biochemistry and molecular biology

    • Shanlyn Helfey, agribusiness

    • Kyle Hilbert, agribusiness

    • Daniel Jordan, landscape architecture and landscape management

    • Jena Kellum*, animal science

    • Lindsay King*, animal science and agricultural communications

    • Julia Matera*, animal science and biochemistry and molecular biology

    • Kalyn McKibben*, animal science

    • Gretchan Moore*, biochemistry and molecular biology, microbiology and cell and molecular biology

    • Mandy Schroeder, agricultural leadership

    • Katherine Schwartz, natural resource ecology and management

    • Rebekah Sook, biochemistry and molecular biology

    • Mary Temple-Lee, animal science and biochemistry and molecular biology

    *Designates selection as Ferguson College of Agriculture Dean's Award of Excellence

    Bolded - Ferguson College of Agriculture Outstanding Senior

  • 2015
    • Marli Claytor, natural resource ecology and management

    • Joshua Conway*, agribusiness

    • Melissa Golden, plant and soil sciences and agribusiness

    • Elizabeth Hickman, biosystems engineering

    • Brian Highfill, agricultural economics

    • Samantha Ruth Kaiser, entomology

    • Kyree Larrabee, animal science

    • Jessica Neal*, animal science

    • Hannah Nemecek, agricultural communications

    • Jonathan Overton*, biosystems engineering

    • Cassandra Rodenbaugh*, natural resource ecology and management

    • Sarah Schobert*, animal science

    • Chacey Schoeppel, agribusiness

    • Alexis Sirois, animal science

    • Kelly Vierck, food science

    *Designates selection as Ferguson College of Agriculture Dean's Award of Excellence

    Bolded - Ferguson College of Agriculture Outstanding Senior


Past Outstanding Freshmen

  • 2022
    • Charlcie Gatewood, biochemistry & molecular biology

    • Jeronimo Lara, animal science

    • Emma Long, agricultural education

    • Blake Robbins, food science

    • Jared Stone, animal science & agribusiness

    Bolded - Ferguson College of Agriculture Outstanding Freshman

  • 2021
    • André Abit, biochemistry and molecular biology

  • 2020
    • Lora Wright, agribusiness

  • 2019
    • Cathy Mapes, animal science

  • 2018
    • Jordan Cowger, biochemistry and molecular biology and animal science

  • 2017
    • Clay Daily, animal science

  • 2016
    • Courtney Mapes, animal science

  • 2015
    • Courtney Mapes, animal science

  • 2014
    • Allison Christian, animal science

  • 2013
    • Mary Temple-Lee, animal science


Past Outstanding Transfer Students

  • 2022
    • Tony Caruso, agribusiness

    • Kallie Clifton, agribusiness

    • Cal Shultz, animal science

    Bolded - Ferguson College of Agriculture Outstanding Transfer Student


Oklahoma State University Awards

  • 2018-19 Seniors of Significance

    • Sage Becker, animal science
    • Jordan Cowger, biochemistry and molecular biology
    • Kayleigh Crane, animal science
    • Clay Daily, animal science
    • DaLacy Dockrey*, agricultural economics and accounting
    • Samantha Howe, animal science
    • Brittany Lippy, animal science
    • Joanna Quiah*, biosystems engineering
    • Karlie Wade, agricultural communications
    • Vanessa Wiebe, agribusiness and agricultural communications
    • Rachel Williams, biochemistry and molecular biology and microbiology

    *Designates selection as an OSU Outstanding Senior

  • 2018 Mortar Board Top Twenty Freshmen Men

    • Jacob Auer*, biosystems engineering
    • Ryan Callahan*, animal science
    • William Church, agribusiness
    • Grant Eaton, agricultural education
    • Zachary Guy, agribusiness
    • Cale Hinrichsen*, agribusiness
    • Kade Killough, agribusiness
    • Dalton Miller, agribusiness
    • Luke Muller*, plant and soil sciences and agribusiness
    • Truitt Taylor*, agribusiness
    • Hunter Thomas*, agribusiness

    *Designates selection as an OSU Mortar Board Top Ten Freshmen Man

  • 2018 Mortar Board Top Twenty Freshmen Women

    • Georgia Blackwell, biochemistry and molecular biology
    • Seraiah Coe*, natural resource ecology and management
    • Alyssa Hoyle, animal science
    • Brooklan Light, agribusiness
    • Nyla Maere, animal science and agribusiness
    • Cathy Mapes*, animal science
    • Tegan Maxson*, biochemistry and molecular biology
    • Lauren Millang, agricultural communications
    • Halie Schovanec*, agricultural communications
    • Erica Wiebe*, agribusiness

    *Designates selection as an OSU Mortar Board Top Ten Freshmen Woman

  • 2018-19 Niblack Research Scholars

    • Adrienne Blakey, plant and soil science
    • Alice Chibnall, biochemistry and molecular biology
    • Olivia Davis, biochemistry and molecular biology
    • Samantha Howe, animal science
    • Natasha Prentiss, natural resource ecology and management
    • Liam Whiteman, entomology and plant pathology

  • 2019-2020 Oklahoma State Scholars Society

    • Landon Bakhsh, Thomas A. Edison Preparatory School in Tulsa, majoring in mechanical engineering
    • Rio Bonham, Madill High School, majoring in biosystems and agricultural engineering
    • Mary Erdmann, Cascia Hall Preparatory School in Tulsa, majoring in microbiology/pre-med
    • Carinna Marling, Bartlesville High School, majoring in mechanical and aerospace engineering
    • Karley White, Mannford High School, majoring in chemical engineering


National Awards

  • Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
    • 2018 - Sage Becker, animal science and biochemistry

    • 2012 - Rosa Yorks, zoology, microbiology and molecular genetics

    • 2010 - Lydia Meador, botany, microbiology and biochemistry

    • 1991 - Ross S. Keener, biochemistry

  • Harry S. Truman Fellowship
    • 2014 - Chacey Schoeppel, agribusiness

    • 2011 - Blake Jackson, agricultural economics

    • 2008 - Cortney Timmons, biosystems and agricultural engineering

    • 2002 - Bart Fischer, agricultural economics and finance (Finalist)

    • 2001 - Julia Arntz, environmental science

    • 2000 - Kent W. Gardner, agricultural economics

      1998 - Chris Stephens, agricultural economics

    • 1997 - Shannon L. Ferrell, agricultural economics

  • Morris K. Udall Scholarship
    • 2015 - Maeghan Murie-Harting, chemistry, biochemistry and molecular biology

    • 2011 - Flink Holbrook, biosystems and agricultural engineering

      2011 - Blake Jackson, agricultural economics

      2010 - Jeremy Bennett, environmental science

    • 2010 - Lauren White, environmental science

    • 2009 - Jessica Lay, biosystems and agricultural engineering

    • 2008 - Savannah Smith, environmental science

    • 2007 - Sara Jane Smallwood, agricultural communications and American Indian studies

    • 2007 - Cortney Timmons, biosystems and agricultural engineering

    • 2004 - Laura Christianson, biosystems and agricultural engineering (Finalist)

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