The Faculty identify and honor the best graduate student at the annual awards banquet held every April. The student is given a plaque and a cash prize of $500. This award is sponsored by two local business - AgConnections and United Systems. Outstanding students may also be recognized for "Faculty Awards". The prize amount varies and depends on the amount raised by the faculty on any given year.
The AgConnections-United Systems Outstanding Graduate Award winners
2013 Mr. Wen Zhu
2012 Mr. Brian Purcell
2011 Mr. Murat Canturk
2010 Mr. Jeff Kaleta.