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Kacey Cannon named 2015 Golden Opportunity Scholar

07-30-2015


Contact 1: Erin Chesnut




MARTIN, Tenn. – Kacey Cannon, a senior at the University of Tennessee at Martin, received the 2015 Golden Opportunity Scholars Award from the American Society of Agronomy, the Crop Science Society of America and the Soil Science Society of America.

Cannon, a Somerville resident, is working toward a Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture with a concentration in plant and soil science. She is active in the UT Martin Agronomy Club, where she has served as both treasurer and president, and plans to graduate in December. Cannon has also completed internships with Tennessee Farmers Cooperative, where she worked as a precision agricultural sales intern, and DuPont Pioneer, where she served as a trait and characterization development intern.

The Golden Opportunity Scholars program matches undergraduate students with society professionals with the goal of strengthening the agronomy, crops, soils and environmental science professions by encouraging students to enroll in related programs. Award winners also receive financial support for travel, lodging, registration and other costs related to attending international annual meetings. The award is funded through the Agronomic Science Foundation.

For more information on the 2015 awards, visit www.agronomy.org/awards/view.

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MARTIN, Tenn., July 30, 2015 - CANNON NAMED 2015 GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY SCHOLAR – Kacey Cannon, a senior at the University of Tennessee at Martin, received the 2015 Golden Opportunity Scholars Award from the American Society of Agronomy, the Crop Science Society of America and the Soil Science Society of America. Cannon, a Somerville resident, is working toward a Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture with a concentration in plant and soil science.






 

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