University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Gamma Sigma Delta is an international honor society dedicated to recognizing accomplishments as a student, faculty, alumnus or industry leader in agriculture and the related sciences. Only those of the highest caliber are invited to join, which is why professionals throughout the nation and internationally recognize membership in Gamma Sigma Delta as a milestone achievement.

 

Dues
Dues can be paid at any time. You may pay by credit card using the PayPal button below or a $21 check made payable to “Gamma Sigma Delta” and the Dues Notice can be directed to:

Julie Tolliver, GSD Treasurer
Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering
128 C.E. Barnhart Bldg.
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40546-0276.

 

Members are encouraged to contribute (any amount) to the Gamma Sigma Delta Endowment Fund. For a $500 (minimum) contribution to the Gamma Sigma Delta Endowment fund, you will be designated as a Lifetime Member of Gamma Sigma Delta. Contribution to the Endowment Fund are fully tax deductable on federal and state income taxes in the year the contribution is made. Lifetime members contributing a minimum of $500 to the fund will no longer be asked to pay annual dues to Gamma Sigma Delta.

 

Spring 2014 Induction and Awards Reception

The 2014 Induction and Awards Reception will be held Friday, April 11 at 4:00 p.m. at the E.S. Good Barn. Award recipients, inductees, and guests are not required to pay for the reception. Attending members may pay by credit card using the PayPal button below or send a $16 check made payable to “Gamma Sigma Delta” to:

Julie Tolliver, GSD Treasurer
Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering
128 C.E. Barnhart Bldg.
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40546-0276

 

 

Pay Gamma Sigma Delta via PayPal

GSD dues and reception payment options

 

 

 

Award Nomination Forms

 

2013 Award Recipients

Dr. Melissa Newman Animal and Food Sciences Master Teacher Award
Dr. Youling L. Xiong Animal and Food Sciences George E. Mitchell Jr. Award for Outstanding
Faculty Service to Graduate Students
Dr. James C. Matthews Animal and Food Sciences T.P. Cooper Award for
Research
Ron Hustedde Community & Leadership Development M.D. Whiteker
Award for Excellence in Extension
Roger Thomas Governor's Office of Ag Policy T.P. Cooper Award for Distinguished Farm Leadership
Amy Leavell Cooper Career & Technical Education
Family Sciences
Outstanding Senior
Brett Joseph Dickens Human Nutrition Outstanding Senior
Kendall Annette Mallory
Career & Technical Education - Ag Education Outstanding Senior
Monica Fowler MS - Hospitality & Dietetics Administration Outstanding Graduate Student
Jonathan Larson PhD - Entomology Outstanding Graduate Student
Mark Haney Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation Distinguished Service Award
The Honorable Tanya Gaye Pullin Kentucky State Representative from District 98 Outstanding Alumnus Award

History

2005 marked 50 years of the University of Kentucky chapter of Gamma Sigma Delta supporting excellence in Kentucky agriculture. In 2008, the Kentucky Chapter hosted the 51st GSD International Conclave in Lexington.

 

For a complete history of Gamma Sigma Delta, read this document prepared by Navam Hettiarachchy, International Historian, 2006-2008. For current news, read our Chapter newsletter and the International newsletter.

Chapter Recognition:

 

Gold Chapter Award, 2011-2012

Outstanding Chapter Award, 2010-2011

New Activity Award, 2010-2011
Gold Chapter Award 2009-2010, GSD International Executive Committee
Susan Sponcil elected International Officer: President, 2008-2010
Gold Chapter Award 2008-2009, GSD International Executive Committee
Gold Chapter Award 2007-2008, GSD International Executive Committee
Host of 2008 International Conclave, June 2008
Gold Chapter Award 2006-2007, GSD International Executive Committee
Susan Sponcil elected International Officer: President-Elect for 2006-2008
Silver Chapter Award 2005-2006, GSD International Executive Committee
Outstanding Chapter 2004-2005, GSD International Executive Committee
Outstanding Chapter 2003-2004, GSD International Executive Committee
Outstanding Chapter 2002-2003, GSD International Executive Committee
Outstanding Chapter 2000-2001, GSD International Executive Committee
Mary Marchant elected International Officer: Historian for 2000-2006
Outstanding Chapter 1999-2000, GSD International Executive Committee
New Activity Award 1999-2000, GSD International Executive Committee
Outstanding Chapter 1998-1999, GSD International Executive Committee
Honorable Mention, 1996, GSD International Executive Committee

 

Chapter Grants:
Chapter Enrichment Grant, GSD International Executive Committee, 2006
Barnhart Fund for Excellence, UK College of Agriculture, 2000
Chapter Enrichment Grant, GSD International Executive Committee, 1999


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