The Prestage Department of Poultry Science faculty, staff and students are award-winning innovators in research, teaching, service and Extension outreach. They are recognized by CALS, NC State and national and international organizations and institutions.
Faculty and Staff Awards
Rhea Hebert was awarded an Accessibility Champion award for Fall 2020 from the NC State Office of Information Technology.
Vickie Hedgpeth was recognized with the PDPS Outstanding Employee Award.
Natasha Dillon won a Pride of the Wolfpack Award.
Lynn Strother won a Pride of the Wolfpack Award.
Dellila Hodgson won a Pride of the Wolfpack Award.
Ondulla Toomer was awarded the U.S. Soybean Board Grant with co-PIs Edgar Oviedo and Michael Joseph.
Ondulla Toomer won the 12th ARS Innovation Award in Research for “Value-Added Utilization of Peanuts, Peanut By-Products and Sweet Potato Waste By-Products as Aquaculture Feedstock for the Enrichment of the Meat Produced.”
Ondulla Toomer won the 10th ARS Innovation Award in Research, with co-PI Ken Anderson, for “Value-Added Utilization of Agricultural Waste By-Products as Poultry Feedstock for the Enrichment of Commercially Produced Eggs.”
Vickie Hedgpeth was recognized by NC State University and Eastman Chemical Company with an award for leadership in safety.
Elaine Bohórquez was a finalist winner of the Most Innovative Educator Award at Top Hat’s Engage 2020.
Richard Goforth won the Lois G. Britt Outstanding Extension Agent Award.