Eight named distinguished alumni

A couple from western

Africa are the principal couple to get

Purdue University’s renowned

Recognized victor mamou Agricultural Alumni


Simeon K. Ehui and his significant other,

Mamou K. Ehui, joined six other

honorees accepting the honor from

Senior member of Agriculture Vic Lechtenberg

in functions hung nearby April

20 (see related story on Page 8).

The Distinguished Agricultural

Graduated class Award respects mid-profession

alumni of the School of Agriculture

who have made huge

commitments to their calling or to


“The current year’s eight recognized

graduated class are enormous instances of

being effective.

Through difficult work and ability, each

one has made critical

commitments to their field,”

Lechtenberg said. “We are pleased to

call them graduated class and satisfied to respect

them with this honor.”

The current year’s honor champs

speak to wide topographical and

proficient foundations. Honorees

are from Indiana (2), Alabama,

Colorado, California and Minnesota,

just as western Africa. The


Simeon K. Ehui, MS ’83, PhD

’87, is program pioneer for the

Worldwide Livestock Research

Foundation, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,

answerable for all ILRI research in

that zone of western Africa.

Mamou K. Ehui, MS ’85, PhD

’89, is a farming business analyst with

interests in financial turn of events

furthermore, strategy issues. She has filled in as

Uncommon Assistant to the Executive

Secretary of the United Nations

Monetary Commission for Africa.

Eight named recognized graduated class

Eric A. Earthy colored, BS ’68, is gathering

VP of Hormel Foods Corp.,

Austin, Minn. A beautified Vietnam

War veteran, Brown administers both the

staple items (SPAM, Dinty

Moore stew, Chi-Chi’s food items),

also, claim to fame items divisions (soup

stocks and gelatin sweets) of the

organization. He and two siblings are coowners of the 5,500-section of land Tip Top

Ranches in his old neighborhood of Battle

Ground, Ind.

John S. Castrale, BS ’76, a

nongame natural life scientist from

Mitchell, Ind., is a specialist in the

reclamation of raptor populaces,

especially peregrine hawks and uncovered

hawks. Castrale works for the Indiana

Division of Natural Resources,

Division of Fish and Wildlife.

McArthur Floyd, MS ’74, PhD

’76, has been research chief and

educator in the School of Agricultural

what’s more, Environmental Sciences at

Alabama A&M University since

Harvest time occasions

bring graduated class


Purdue’s Ag Alumni office is planning

a couple of don’t-miss occasions in September —

a transport outing to the initial football match-up of

the season in Cincinnati and a get-together of

global graduated class of the School of

Horticulture during the Farm Progress Show.

The overnight transport visit to go to the

Boilermakers’ initial game at Cincinnati on

Sunday, Sept. 2, will commence the 2001

Purdue football season in a style befitting a

Rose Bowl group.

The visit will leave West Lafayette on

Saturday, Sept. 1, and profit for Sunday

evening, following the game. Absolute visit cost

has not been settled, yet it is relied upon to

be around $150 per individual dependent on

twofold inhabitance.

For more data on agenda and

enrollment methods, email Debby Jakes,

djakes@agad.purdue.edu, or call the Ag

Graduated class office at (765) 494-8593. You can

likewise check the Web webpage at


for a connect to visit data.

Graduated class going to the Farm Progress Show

in Lafayette on Sept. 25-28 likewise are welcomed

to go to uncommon worldwide get-together

occasions booked Sept. 22-28.

Five days of visit exercises are gotten ready for

September 24-28. One visit day is given to

the offices of the Purdue School of

Horticulture, incorporating the exploration cultivates in

the Lafayette territory. Two visit days, Sept. 25

furthermore, 26, are booked for visiting the Farm

Progress Show. Two days will be given to

horticultural creation and preparing

offices in northwest Indiana. For

data about enrollment, costs and

agenda, contact Donya Lester, chief

secretary of the Ag Alumni Association, at

(765) 494-8593 or dcl@agad.purdue.edu.

1976. Floyd regulates more than 80

progressing research tasks and 60

graduate understudies.

Larry R. Rueff, BS ’76, DVM ’79,

is the author and leader of Swine

Veterinary Services, Greensburg, Ind.

Rueff’s clients every year produce

around 1,000,000 swines.

Henry L. Shands, MS ’61, PhD

’63, is the overseer of the National

Seed Storage Laboratory, Fort Collins,

Colo. He got the USDA Superior

Administration Award in 2000.

Robert W. Wotzak, BS ’77,

MS ’79, since 1999, has been bad habit

leader of innovative work

for ConAgra Grocery Products Co.,

Fullerton, Calif. In his initial nine

months with ConAgra, Wotzak

delivered $4 million in reserve funds,

moved a whole division to another

city, realigned the examination and

improvement office with the

organization, and dispatched 10 new

fruitful items.

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