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Texas Alpha Alumni to be Honored

CHS selects recipients for Alumni Hall of HonorTwo former students of Columbus High School will be honored next week for their accomplishments during and after their time in school. Distinguished alumnus awards are given to honor former students of any high school in Columbus whose achievements, character and citizenship are said to serve as models to today’s youth.The CHS Distinguished Alumni Hall of Honor Committee recently announced the selection of William Frank Braden as one of the ...
Tuesday, May 17, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (1035)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Andrew Bowman Selected as Keynote Speaker for Salute to Ag Day

Andrew Bowman (Morrow, '05) of Oneida, Ill. will be the keynote speaker for a joint meeting of the Kewanee Kiwanis and Rotary clubs’ Salute to Ag Day.The meeting will begin at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 15, in the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.Bowman is a fifth-generation farmer. For excellence in his farming operation, he was honored as the 2006 American Star Farmer — the premier honor for young agriculturalists and a capstone on his FFA experience. Bowman is only the third ...
Tuesday, March 8, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (883)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Dr. W. Harold Reese to Receive Distinguished Lifetime Service Award

Dr. W. Harold Reese (Texas Beta), emeritus professor of biological and earth sciences, is slated to receive the Distinguished Lifetime Service Award from Wayland Baptist University during chapel services Friday as part of homecoming weekend.Reese came to Wayland in 1966 after completing the doctor of philosophy degree at Oregon State University. He attended Wayland Baptist College from 1944-45 and 1946-47 before completing bachelor and master's degrees at Texas Tech in 1952 and 1961, ...
Friday, February 25, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (636)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Morrill Chapter Receives Honor From Penn State IFC

The brothers and sisters at Morrill continue to do great things this year. They have just been honored with a 1st place in their Division (Division 1 being the smallest chapter size) with the Penn State IFC's CORE (Commitment to Outreach and Responsible Education) Program.  The overall mission of this program is to bring fraternities back to the values upon which its Chapters were founded. This was started last spring. Chapters are divided into three divisions based on their total ...
Monday, January 24, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (898)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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James Michael Burrows

LOSANTVILLE - James Michael Burrows, 60, of Losantville, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 4, 2011 following an apparent heart attack. He was born in Muncie on March 12, 1950, the son on Sharron and Dorothy (Cox) Burrows, and was a lifetime resident of the Losantville area.James was a 1968 graduate of Union High School and a graduate of Purdue University, where he was a member of Alpha Zeta and Ceres honorary fraternities. He was a life long farmer and a retired ...
Thursday, January 6, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (691)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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AgDay Collegiate Leadership Summit in Washington D.C.

Ag Day Collegiate Leadership SummitMarch 13-16, 2011Washington D.C.Alpha Zeta is looking for two student members to attend The Consortium's AgDay Collegiate Leadership Summit in Washington D.C.  You will be joined by students from The Consortium's other member organizations (i.e. AFA, Ag Rho, Ag Sig, Farmhouse, Block and Bridle, Collegiate FFA & 4-H, and others)Participant Selection:Participants’ should be emerging leaders within Alpha Zeta Agricultural major Possess at least a 3.0 grade ...
Wednesday, January 5, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (698)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Glen Eikmeier

  December 28th, 2010 From: moodycountyenterprise.com http://www.moodycountyenterprise.com/v2_news_articles.php?heading=0&story_id=2388&page=74 FLANDREAU, SD- Alpha Zeta alumni Glen Eikmeier, 74, passed away on December 24th, 2010 in his childhood home on the family farm. He attended South Dakota State College in Brookings and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Husbandry in 1958. Glen and Karen Thielsen were married August 9, 1957 at the United Methodist Church in ...
Tuesday, December 28, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (670)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Penn State's Patricia Comerford Wins Outstanding Service Award

Alpha Zeta Alumna, Patricia M. Comerford, extension equine specialist in Penn State's Department of Dairy and Animal Science (DAS), received the 2010 Outstanding Service Award at the Eastern National 4-H Horse Roundup last week in Louisville, Ky.Honored for her 19 years of service to the event, Comerford has served as a judge, co-superintendent of the Team Presentation Contest, and most recently as co-superintendent of the Individual Presentation Contest. As a member of the Eastern National ...
Monday, December 13, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (831)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Arthur Joseph Fairbank

Arthur Joseph Fairbank passed away Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010, at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. Joe, as he was known, was born in Jamestown, N.Y. on Feb. 1, 1925, to Arthur Joseph Fairbank Sr. and Priscilla Armstrong. He grew up in Ashville, N.Y. and on the nearby family farm. He attended schools in Ashville and Lakewood, graduating from Lakewood High School in 1943. He attended Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. for a year before he joined the Army Air Corps, returning to complete ...
Tuesday, November 30, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (671)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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S.E. (Shelly) Shuman

PEMBROKE - Mr. S.E. (Shelly) Shuman, 79, passed away Monday morning, Nov. 8, 2010, at his home after a brief illness under the care of Hospice Savannah and was surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Ann S. Shuman, his mother Myrtie S. Wilbanks, his father Henry Speir Sr., his sister Velva L. Celeste, and two brothers Henry Speir Jr. and Melvin Speir. He was born in Clyde and moved to Pembroke at the age of 6. He graduated from Bryan County High ...
Thursday, November 11, 2010/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (658)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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