The Texas County Agricultural Agents Association, TCAAA, recently recognized outstanding Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service professionals and those who support their efforts at the Professional Excellence Awards Luncheon and Man/Woman of the Year Banquet in Amarillo.
During the luncheon, Tommy Yeater, of Howard County, was one of the AgriLife Extension personnel who received the Distinguished Service Award. The award is presented by the National Association of County Agricultural Agents, NACAA. It is the highest award a county extension agent can receive from the national association. Recipients must be with the agency for at least 10 years and are selected based upon outstanding professional growth, program effectiveness, leadership ability, loyalty to work, and community involvement.
All Distinguished Service Award recipients will be honored at the NACAA Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference Sept. 29-Oct. 1 in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Tanner Hash of Martin County was also recognized as a recipient of an Early Career Award, which recognizes and encourages professional excellence for members with less than five years of service.
Greg Gruben of Scurry County was also recognized with an Outstanding County Agriculture Agent award from the Texas Association of Dairymen.
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