Department Awards and Scholarships

Animal Science Excellence Fund

Gifts to the Animal Science Excellence Fund are used to fund scholarships that are awarded annually in recognition our students' outstanding achievements.

Jerrie Gavalchin Memorial Award

Created in memory of Dr. Jerrie Gavalchin, this award is given annually to a senior majoring in animal science who exhibits service to the department and mentorship of peers.

2021 Recipient

Olivia Wise-Dent

 

Mike Thonney Memorial Award

Created in memory of Dr. Michael Thonney, this award is given annually to a junior or senior majoring in animal science with a focus on livestock management, preference for interest in sheep.