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.

RecipientYear
Kyla Goodson1998
Robert J. Maddock1999
Michael De La Zerda2000
Dave McKenna2001
Patrick Mies2002
Andy King2003
Kyle Pfeiffer2004
Kristin Voges Nicholson2005
Jason Bagley2006
Eric Metteauer2007
Betsy Booren2008
Ashley Haneklaus Arnold2009
Kyle Segner2010
Leslie Frenzel2011
Amanda Smith2012
Lindsey Mehall2013
Clay Eastwood2014
Crystal Waters2015
Michael Yeater2015
Courtney Boykin2016
Aeriel Belk2016
Michael Yeater and Crystal Waters, 2015 recipients of Carpenter Award

Michael Yeater and Crystal Waters, 2015 recipients of Carpenter Award

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Yeater and Waters receive Carpenter Award

Clay Eastwood receives Z.L. Carpenter Outstanding Graduate Student Award

Lindsey Mehall receives Z.L. Carpenter Outstanding Graduate Student Award

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

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