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CALS Alumni Awards

Pam Marrone alongside Dean Richard Linton as she receives her Distinguished Alumna award in 2021

Jan 14, 2022

Sustainable Ag Leader Names Test Plot in Support of N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative

The success of Distinguished CALS Alumna Pam Marrone’s biopesticides depended heavily on test plots. Now she’s naming a test plot in her family’s honor to support the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative. 

Lendy Johnson with her son and CALS Dean Richard Linton

Nov 5, 2021

Lendy Johnson: Focusing on North Carolina Agriculture Advocacy

Agriculture runs deep in Lendy Johnson’s blood. Her experiences over the years have only increased her appreciation for an industry that she now advocates for on a daily basis. 

Two NC State students on a sweet potato farm

Oct 20, 2021

A Passion for Plants and a Desire to Help Farmers

An early passion for plants set the stage for Andrew Scruggs' career. The CALS alumnus and Bayer Crop Science employee works to test crop varieties and bring the best to farmers across the Carolinas and Tennessee. 

CALS alumni award recipients

Sep 29, 2021

2021 CALS Distinguished and Outstanding Alumni Honored

CALS celebrates its alumni award winners for 2021. Find out how they’re making an impact. 

Group of people on a staircase

Sep 18, 2019

Distinguished and Outstanding Alumni Honored

CALS celebrates its distinguished and outstanding alumni award winners for 2019. Richard Reich and Keith Shoemaker are honored for their contributions to agriculture in North Carolina and beyond. 

People smiling for a photo with awards in their hands

Sep 12, 2018

CALS Celebrates Outstanding Alumni

Alan Ayers and Tony Avent were honored as the 2018 CALS Distinguished Alumni, along with 13 Outstanding Alumni and 12 Outstanding Young Alumni. 

CALS alumni award winners gathered for a group shot at the ceremony

Sep 20, 2017

CALS Honors Extraordinary Alumni

CALS alumni, friends, faculty and staff gathered to celebrate more than two dozen extraordinary alumni at the college's annual Alumni Awards Ceremony. 

Winners of the CALS distinguished and outstanding alumni awards

Nov 20, 2016

CALS Alumni Honored at Annual Ceremony

Alumni, friends, faculty and staff gathered at the NC State University Club on Nov. 18 for the annual CALS Alumni Awards ceremony.