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K-State Today

July 18, 2013



North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Association presents four faculty fellow awards

By Mishelle Hay McCammant

The North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Association, or NACTA, awarded four K-State faculty with NACTA Teacher Fellow Awards
in June at the annual conference. The awardees are:

  • Scott Schaake, associate professor of animal sciences and industry
  • Jason Ellis, associate professor of communications and ag education
  • Ganga Hettiarachchi, assistant professor of agronomy
  • Teresa Douthit, assistant professor of animal sciences and industry

The purpose of the Teacher Fellow Award is to recognize those individuals whose efforts represent the very best in agricultural higher education. This year's conference was June 25-29 and was hosted by Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va.