2018 Outstanding Staff Awards

The College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Outstanding Staff Awards Program began in 1998 and is sponsored by Gamma Sigma Delta Agriculture Honorary Society, UK AG and HES Alumni Association, and Partners in Agriculture.  The recognition program is held annually as part of the Staff Appreciation Day during Roundup week.  Each year up to seven individuals are honored for their dedicated, steadfast, competent and outstanding service to the college.

The 2018 Outstanding Staff Awards were held on September 26, 2018.

Congratulations to the 2018 Outstanding Staff Award Recipients:

Executive/Administrative/Managerial/Non-Professional Category
Frank Berry, Department of Animal & Food Sciences
Sitakanta Pattanaik, Kentucky Tobacco Research & Development Center

Office and Clerical, On-Campus Category
Maggie Maynard, Department of Plant & Soil Sciences

Office and Clerical, Off-Campus Category
Lauren State Fernandez, Cooperative Extension- Oldham County

Service, Maintenance, Skilled Crafts, Farm Management Category
Edward Dale Peck, Ag Fleet Services

Technical/Paraprofessional Category
Chris Miles, CAFE Business Center
Krista Lea, Department of Plant & Soil Sciences

2018 Outstanding Staff Award Nominees and Winners

2018 Outstanding Staff Award Nominees

2018 Outstanding Staff Award Nominees

OSA Winner Sitakanta Pattanaik, Kentucky Tobacco Research & Development Center

OSA Winner

Sitakanta Pattanaik, Kentucky Tobacco Research & Development Center

OSA Winner Frank Berry, Department of Animal & Food Sciences

OSA Winner

Frank Berry, Department of Animal & Food Sciences

OSA Winner Maggie Maynard, Department of Plant & Soil Sciences

OSA Winner

Maggie Maynard, Department of Plant & Soil Sciences

OSA Winner Lauren State Fernandez, Oldham County Extension

OSA Winner

Lauren State Fernandez, Oldham County Extension

OSA Winner Dale Peck, Ag Fleet Services

OSA Winner

Dale Peck, Ag Fleet Services

OSA Winner Chris Miles, CAFE Business Center

OSA Winner

Chris Miles, CAFE Business Center

OSA Winner Krista Lea, Department of Plant & Soil Sciences

OSA Winner

Krista Lea, Department of Plant & Soil Sciences

2018 Outstanding Staff Award Winners