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UF/IFAS Dinner of Distinction

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) recognized its partners and supporters at the annual Dinner of Distinction, held October 5 in Gainesville, Florida. This was the sixth year for the awards banquet, thanking people and organizations who give, volunteer, advise and serve as advocates for the UF/IFAS land-grant mission around the state.

The 2018 Dinner of Distinction award recipients are:

UF/IFAS Champion
Lucinda I. Stern | Starke, Fla

Friend of UF/IFAS
Reggie L. Brown | Gainesville, Fla

Volunteer of the Year presented by SHARE Council
John N. “Jack” Breed | Bartow, Fla

Industry Partner Award
Southeast Milk Inc. | Belleview, Fla

Extension Advocate Award
Imogene B. Yarborough | Geneva, Fla

CALS Alumni & Friends Horizon Award
Avery S. and Bernie J. LeFils | Lake Helen, Fla

CALS Alumni & Friends Award of Distinction
Jeffery R. “J.J.” Grow | Inverness, Fla

Congratulations to our awardees, and thank you to everyone who helps IFAS in its mission to advance science-based solutions to benefit lives both locally and globally. Thanks to alumni and friends like you, we continue to GO GREATER.