Z.L. Carpenter Outstanding Graduate Student Award in Meat Science

Z.L. Carpenter name plateThe Zerle L. Carpenter Outstanding Graduate Student Award in Meat Science recognizes graduate students who demonstrate outstanding leadership skills and who have contributed significantly to the section’s teaching, research, and extension activities. The award is voted on by faculty, staff, and students in the section and is presented annually.

This award is named in honor of Dr. Zerle L. Carpenter, who began his career at Texas A&M University as an assistant professor of animal science in 1962. Dr. Carpenter rose to become full professor of animal science in 1971, head of the Department of Animal Science in 1978, and director of the Texas Agricultural Extension Service in 1982. In 1988, he was named associate vice chancellor for agriculture for The Texas A&M University System. Dr. Carpenter retired in 1997 after providing leadership to the Extension Service for 15 years.

1998

Kyla Goodson

2008

Betsy Booren

1999

Rob Maddock

2009

Ashley Haneklaus Arnold

2000

Michael De La Zerda

2010

Kyle Segner

2001

Dave McKenna

2011

Leslie Frenzel

2002

Patrick Mies

2012

Amanda Smith

2003

Andy King

2013

Lindsey Mehall

2004

Kyle Pfeiffer

2014

Clay Eastwood

2005

Kristin Voges Nicholson

2015

Crystal Waters

2006

Jason Bagley

2015

Michael Yeater

2007

Eric Metteauer

Michael Yeater and Crystal Waters, 2015 recipients of Carpenter Award

Michael Yeater and Crystal Waters, 2015 recipients of Carpenter Award

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Amanda Smith receives Z.L. Carpenter Outstanding Graduate Student Award

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