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March 14, 2013

Bormann receives outstanding young teacher award

Submitted by Elaine Edwards

Jennifer Minick Bormann received the 2013 American Dairy Science Association and American Society of Animal Science Midwest Section Outstanding Young Teacher Award. She is an associate professor in the department of animal sciences and industry and received the recognition for her contributions to education.

Bormann has a 75 percent teaching and 25 percent research appointment. She is interested in livestock genetics and currently studies feed efficiency and reproduction in beef cattle.

She said her main passion is teaching. Bormann helps her students understand genetics, animal breeding and equine science. She teaches six classes and advises 60 undergraduate students at K-State. She is also the primary adviser to the K-State Pre-Vet Club.

The award is given to educators who make significant contributions early in their careers. The 2013 award is sponsored by the American Society of Animal Science Foundation.