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Public Issues Leadership Development
Laurie Chandler, Kansas / Alpha Rho Chapter
Karen Vines, Pennsylvania / Alpha Omicron Chapter
Alexandra Grenci, New Jersey / Alpha Xi Chapter

McKinney Public Issues Scholarship
None Awarded

Professional Development Mini-Grant
Alpha Rho Chapter

Administrator / Leader Scholarship
Danny Cain, Alabama / Alpha Pi Chapter

Richard R. Angus Professional Development
Joana Kowalski, Pennsylvania / Alpha Omicron Chapter
Monica Pastor, Arizona / Kappa Chapter


2009 Recognition Winners Announced

The ESP Chapters have voted and the 2009 ESP recognition recipients have been determined.  There were many outstanding nominations representing every facet of the Extension focus and mission.  Epsilon Sigma Phi congratulates the recipients on their Extension efforts and the recognition given to them by their chapters.

The Recognition Winners for 2009 are as follows:

National Distinguished Ruby
James LeRoy LIndquist, KS

Administrative Leadership
Karen Bruns, OH
Paul Warner, KY
Sally Bowman, OR

Distinguished Service
Dorthy Freeman, MN
Mary Jo Depp Nestlerode, PA
Mary E. "Betsy" Nayfield-Crisp, FL
Janice Stimpson, ID

Diversity Individual
Mary Novak, WI
Alganesh Piechocinski, MD
Celeste Garrett, GA (tie)
Dolores Sandmann, TX (tie)
Joann Powell, CO

Mid Career
Gregory Davis, OH
Robin Lyn Kuleck, PA
Cheryl Ann Newberry, TX
Jim Reeb, OR

International Service
Dan McGrath, OR

Early Career
Joan M. Wimme, WI
Elise Gurgevich, PA
Jennifer Abel, VA
Cole Ehmke, WY


Continued Service
Renee McKee, IN
Peggy Bledsoe, GA
Nellie Oehler, OR


Diversity Team

Visionary Leadership
Valynnda Slack, IN
Jennifer Thom Bentlejewski, MD
Ed Emory, NC
April Mason, CO


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