Dr. Christine Alvarado, Associate Professor, was the recipient of the 2014 Poultry Science Association – Novus International Teaching Award. This annual award, consisting of $2,000 and an engraved plaque, is given to a member of PSA who, over a period of years, has demonstrated outstanding success as a teacher. The award is administered by the PSA teaching committee and sponsored by Novus International based upon the fact that excellence in teaching is basic to the future welfare of the poultry industry.
Dr. John Carey, Professor, was recognized as a Fellow of the Poultry Science Association. The designation of “Fellow” is given in acknowledgement of significant service to the Poultry Science Association (PSA) during the course of a distinguished career devoted to poultry research, teaching, extension, administration or the poultry industry. Being designated as “Fellow” represents the highest honor bestowed by PSA on a member.
Mr. Bob Palm (TAMU Poultry Science class of 1965), former Vice President of Live Production for Pilgrim’s Pride, and Mr. James Grimm, Executive Vice President of the Texas Poultry Federation, were each recognized by the Poultry Science Association with Honorary Lifetime Membership Awards. This distinction is reserved for individuals who, over the course of their careers, have demonstrated outstanding service and contribution to the commercial poultry industry.
Mr. Gerardo Casco (Ph.D. student with Christine Alvarado) and Mr. Justin Fowler (Ph.D. student with Chris Bailey) each received graduate student presentation awards for their oral presentations in the processing / products and nutrition sections, respectively.
Mr. Gerardo Casco (Ph.D. student with Christine Alvarado) received a Jones-Hamilton travel fellowship through the Poultry Science Association to attend and participate in the PSA Annual Convention in Corpus Christi, TX.
Ms. Brittany Rocha and Ms. Kacie Gallegos (undergraduate students supervised by Greg Archer) won undergraduate presentation awards for posters they presented over their undergraduate research projects.
Ms. Alyssa Domingue (undergraduate student supervised by Greg Archer) received a participation award for the poster she presented over her undergraduate research project.