Past Recipients

2015-16 RECIPIENTS

Laura Gorecki, University of Nebraska B.A. Animal Science
Elizabeth Kopp, University of Wisconsin B.Sc. Food Science
Erin Beyer, Texas TechB.Sc. Meat Science and Food Science
Ashley Moyna, Iowa State University B. Sc. Culinary Science
Ty Sexton, Iowa State University B. Sc. Ag Systems Technology Minor Meat Science
Brian Patterson, Iowa State University B.Sc. Veterinary Science
Maggie Reynolds, University of Idaho B. Sc. Animal & Veterinary Science & Agribusiness
Cameron Bardsley, Brigham Young University B. Sc. Food Science
Breanna Branderhorst, Iowa State University B. Sc. Ag Education

2014-15 RECIPIENTS

Frank DeBenedetti Scholarship
Adam Robert, Bartling University of Wisconsin

Bobby Hatoff Scholarship for Culinary Arts/Science
April Lee, Nicholls State University

NAMI Scholarships
Caitlyn Mullins, Ohio State University
Aeriel Belk, Colorado State University
McKensie Harris, University of Wyoming
Justin Parkins, University of Idaho
Patrick Linnell, Colorado State University
Miriam Martin, University of Missouri
Fred William Pohlman II, University of Arkansas
Courtney Spencer, University of Missouri
Emilee Haubner, Texas A&M University
Seth Ellsworth, Brigham Young University

2013-14 RECIPIENTS

Frank DeBenedetti Scholarship
Daniel Neely, Kansas State University

Florence Powers Scholarship
Lindsey Turner, Texas A&M University

Al Piccetti Scholarship
Hope Voegele, Texas A&M University

Lou Gast Scholarship
Brittany McDaniel, University of Florida

NAMA Scholarship
Kathryn Sands, Purdue University

Don & Jana Clift Scholarship
Chelsea O’Diam, Ohio State University

2012-13 RECIPIENTS

DeBenedetti Scholarship:
Daniel Sewald of Colorado State University

Florence Powers Scholarship:
Hannah Shetters, University of Florida

Al Piccetti Scholarship:
Lorraine Frances English, Ohio State University

Lou Gast Scholarship:
Bo Hutto, Texas Tech University

NAMA Scholarships:
Heather Rode, Texas Tech University
Martin F. Overholt, Ohio State University
Dakotah Williams, Texas Tech University
Samantha J. Smith, California State Polytechnic University

2011-12 RECIPIENTS

DeBenedetti Scholarship:
Carlie C. Perham, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

NMA Scholarship Grants:
Simon Kern, South Dakota State University
Brittney R. Scott, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Kristin R. Adams, Iowa State University
Chad Bower, California State University of Fresno
Steven Bookbinder, Pennsylvania State University
Bradley R. Wetovick, University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Claire E. Ohman, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Megan Semler, Colorado State University
Garret Dietz, Kansas State University

2010-11 RECIPIENTS

DeBenedetti Scholarship:
Tricia Harlan, Cal State Polytechnic University of San Luis Obispo

NMA Scholarship Grants:
Emily Arkfeld, University of Nebraska
Jordan McHenry, Colorado State University
Erin Karney, Colorado State University
Diana Pezza, University of Illinois
Kyla Clawson, Kansas State University
Mary Hunt, Oklahoma State University

2009-10 RECIPIENTS

DeBenedetti Scholarship: Jeffrey Schroeder, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

NMA Scholarship Grants: Brooke Jameson, North Dakota State University
Samantha Plaggemeyer, Colorado State University
Meagan Igo, Texas Tech University
Amy Sents, Kansas State University
Shanna Ward, Texas Tech University
Collin Corbin, Texas Tech University
Amanda Smith, Texas A&M University
Jeannie Knuchell, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Ashley Christensen, Iowa State University

2008-09 RECIPIENTS

DeBenedetti Scholarship: Emily Arkfeld, University of Nebraska
NMA Scholarship Grants: James Brown, Montana State University
Lee Christensen, Iowa State University
Dominic Disanti, Colorado State University
Cheyenne Dixon, Colorado State University
Michael Harrell, California State Polytechnic University of Ponoma
Garrett Skarr, Iowa State University

2007-08 RECIPIENTS

DeBenedetti Scholarship: Travis O'Quinn, Texas Tech University
NMA Scholarship Grants: Amber Harris, Texas Tech University
Cassie Lynnette Bacon, Oklahoma State University
Laura L. May, Texas A&M University
Nicholas Bowman, Kansas State University
Erin Harris, North Dakota State University
Kyle Baker, Kansas State University
Andrew Hosford, Cal Poly State University

2006-07 RECIPIENTS

Chad Souza, CA State University-Fresno
Ashley Sutterfield, Oklahoma State University
Jessica Peterson, University of Nebraska
Katherine Gilbert, Iowa State University
Landi Woolley, Texas Tech University
Dustin Mohrhauser, South Dakota State University
Betsy Hertz, Iowa State University
Sydney Knobel, Cal Poly State University

2005-06 RECIPIENTS

DeBenedetti Scholarship - Sara E. Morrissey, University of Nebraska at Lincoln

NMA Scholarship Grants
Casey G. Weber, Kansas State University
Monique S. Waterman, California State University Fresno
Ace VanDeWalle, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Brian L. Krause, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Adam Krause, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Abbey J. Avery, Iowa State University
Georgina Anderson, University of Kentucky

2004-05 RECIPIENTS

DeBenedetti Scholarship - Scott Grumbles, California State University, Fresno
Edie Schmidt Scholarship - Michelle Gorhum, Texas Tech University
Al Piccetti Award - Jaime Paeschke, Oregon State University

NMA Scholarship Grants
Stacy Loutzenhiser, Colorado State University
Beth Sequeira, California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
Ann Gensmer, South Dakota State University
Josh Powell, Texas A&M University
Andrew Everts, South Dakota State University

2003-04 RECIPIENTS

DeBenedetti Scholarship - Kelton K. Mason, Texas A&M University
Edie Schmidt Scholarship - Carrie Adams, Texas A&M University
Al Piccetti Award - Christopher R. Raines, Oklahoma State University

NMA Scholarship Grants
David L. Schroeder, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Chancie B. Moore, Texas A&M University
Lauren Michelle Grimes, Texas Tech University
Carrie Elizabeth Harris, University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture
Sarah Mahler, Oregon State University
Kitman Wong, University of California, Davis

2002-03 RECIPIENTS

DeBenedetti Scholarship - David Schroeder, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Edie Schmidt Scholarship - Jennifer Wonderly, California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
Al Piccetti Award - Kristin Leigh Voges, Texas A&M University

NMA Scholarship Grants
Jessica Meisinger, Iowa State University
Mindi Dannell Russell, Kansas State University
Allison Adkins, University of Wisconsin
Donald Andrew Moss, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Kelton Kale Mason, Texas A&M University

2001-02 RECIPIENTS

DeBenedettie Scholarship - David Schroeder, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Edie Schmidt Scholarship - Janice Young, Kansas State University
Al Piccetti Award - Thomas Nack, University of Wisconsin, Madison

NMA Scholarship Grants
John Ellebracht, Texas A&M University
Sarah Baker, University of Idaho
Kari Russell, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Dale Woerner, Texas Tech University
Kim Koskela, University of Tennessee, Knoxville,
Bradley Stevermer, University of Wisconsin, River Falls.

2000-01 RECIPIENTS

DeBenedettie Scholarship - Travis Radloff, University of Wisconsin River Falls

NMA Scholarship Grants
John Ellebracht, Texas A&M University
Jennie James, Oklahoma State University
Bethany Sitz, University of Nebraska
Joseph Baumert, University of Nebraska
Craig Diebal, University of Missouri
Toby Award - Autumn Hood, Oklahoma State University

1999-00 RECIPIENTS

DeBenedetti Scholarship - Charles Rottinghaus, Kansas State
Toby Award - Shelley Scruggs Virginia Tech

NMA Scholarship Grants
Erica Davis Colorado State
Trae Ottmers Texas A&M
Bianca Cruz Texas A&M
Brandon Probst Brigham Young

1998-99 RECIPIENTS

DeBenedetti Scholarship - Michael Lau, Cal Poly State University, San Louis Obispo
Al Piccetti Scholarship - Jared Gailey of Brigham Young University
Bud Horton Scholarship - Jennifer Dylla, Texas A&M University

NMA Scholarship Grants
Gayle Hudgins Locke, Texas Tech University
Kelly Reed Ingham, Colorado State University
David Andy King, Texas A&M University
Erica Davis, Colorado State University

1997-98 RECIPIENTS

DeBenedetti Scholarship - J. Cody Dennison, Texas A&M
Toby Award - Mark Mattson Cal Poly, SLO

NMA Scholarship Grants
Jared Gailey Brigham Young
Stephanie Naseath Brigham Young
Moriah Olson Texas A&M
Jennifer Ann Seal VA Polytech

1996-97 RECIPIENTS

DeBenedetti Scholarship - Brian Bowker, Purdue University
Edward Toby Memorial Scholarship - Rachel V. Orr, Clemson University NMA Scholarship Grants
David McKenna, Iowa State University
Laura K. Locke, Texas Tech University
Matthew S. Pimentel, California State University Fresno
Zhongjing Lu, Louisiana State University