BROOKINGS, S.D. - The South Dakota State University Eminent Farmer/Rancher and Homemaker Committee is seeking nominations for SDSU's Eminent Farmer/Rancher and Homemaker Award Program.
2017 marks the 90th anniversary of the program, which was founded in 1927. The intent of this program is to recognize citizens for a lifetime of leadership and service.
The nominees should have made significant contributions to their community, state and SDSU. Nominees should be known for giving unselfishly of their talent, time and leadership. There is no age requirement but the nominees must be living at the time honorees are notified. Spouses may be nominated but a separate nomination form is needed for each individual. If nominees were previously employed by SDSU, employment cannot have been within the last five years. Up to five letters of reference are also requested.
How to nominate
Official Eminent Farmer/Rancher and Homemaker brochures detailing the selection process and criteria and official nomination forms are available online.
These forms are the basis for the selection process. To request a copy of the brochure and nomination form, contact Angela Loftesness at 605.688.6732 or by email.
Deadline is June 1, 2017
All nominations must be received by June 1, 2017. Please send nominations to: EFRH Nominations; ATTN: Angela Loftesness, Dean's Office, ABS College SDSU, Box 2207, Brookings, SD 57007. Or, they can be emailed.
The awards will be presented at SDSU on September 15, 2017 by the College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences and the College of Education and Human Sciences.
If you have questions, please contact Angela Loftesness at 605.688.6732.