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Nominations open for Eminent awards Farmer/Ranchers and Homemaker Award Program

The Eminent Farmer/Rancher and Homemaker Committee seeks nominations for the 2015 South Dakota State University Eminent Farmer/Rancher and Homemaker Award Program.

2015 marks the 88th 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; and 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. Nominations are confidential therefore nominees are not to be interviewed.

Husband and wife combinations 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 invited.

How to nominate

Official Eminent Farmer/Rancher and Homemaker brochures detailing the selection process and criteria and official nomination forms are available online at sdstate.edu/abs/honors/eminent. These forms are the basis for the selection process. To request a hard copy of the brochure and nomination form, contact Angela Loftesness at 605-688-6732 or angela.loftesness@sdstate.edu.

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Deadline is June 1, 2015

All nominations must be received by June 1, 2015. Please send nominations to: EFRH Nominations; ATTN: Angela Loftesness, Dean's Office, ABS College SDSU, Box 2207, Brookings, SD 57007. Or, they can be e-mailed to angela.loftesness@sdstate.edu.

The awards will be presented at SDSU on September 18, 2015 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.

-SDSU Extension