Fri., June 26, 2015 – Several graduate and undergraduate student competitions took place this week during the Western Section Annual Meeting in Ruidoso, N.M. The Graduate Student Paper Competition and Undergraduate Poster Competition winners were honored during last night’s Awards Banquet. The winning Academic Quadrathlon teams also were recognized during the Awards Banquet.
Hats off to the following students for their hard work and achievements!
Graduate Student Paper Competition (winners pictured above right)
1st – Kelsey Quinn, New Mexico State University
2nd – Belinda Gomez, Oklahoma State University
3rd – Matthew Crouse, North Dakota State University
Undergraduate Student Poster Competition
1st – Julia Matera, Oklahoma State University
2nd – Anna Garza, New Mexico State University
3rd – Grace Woodmansee, California State University, Chico
Institution Award: Oklahoma State University
Applied Animal Science Paper Award: 1st place – B.C. Krehiel; 2nd place – R.S. Marques; 3rd place – T.L. Opheim Sponsored by AG Research, LLC, CHS, Diamond V, Great Plains Consulting, Killen Corp., Merck, Padlock Ranches, Performix Nutrition, Ranchway Feeds, Ridley Block, Vigortone, West Feeds, Johnson Research and Zinpro
Results of AQ Competition
Five teams participated in the Academic Quadrathlon during the Western Section Meeting. They included: California State University, Chico; Montana State University, New Mexico State University, Oregon State University, and Utah State University.
First place overall went to Oregon State University! Montana State University took 2nd place overall, followed by New Mexico State University in 3rd. Here is a breakdown of the results:
Written Exam winner: Montana State University
Oral Presentation winners: California State University, Chico and New Mexico State University (tied)
Lab Practicum: New Mexico State University
Quiz Bowl: Oregon State University
The AQ Competition at the Western Section Meeting is sponsored by ASAS.