Alabama Cooperative Extension Professional Recognition page

Professional Recognition

"No other land-grant institution won multiple Outstanding Professional Skill Awards"

- Director Gary Lemme regarding the 2017 Association of Communications Excellence Awards

Alabama Drought Response Plan

Alabama Drought website screenshot

Association for Communication Excellence (ACE)

  • 2017 Outstanding Professional Skill Award, Crisis and Issues Management, Crisis Communications
  • 2017 Gold Award, Crisis and Issues Management, Crisis Communication

Climate and Crops: Adapting Farming to a Variable Climate iBook

Climate and Crops iBook screenshot

American Society for Agricultural and Biological Engineers

  • 2017 Educational Aids Blue Ribbon Award, Comprehensive Category

Association for Communication Excellence (ACE)

  • 2017 Gold Award, Publishing, Electronic Publications

Shoot and Edit Like a Pro Online Training Course

two hand holding an iPad with the video titled 'Shoot and Edit Like a Pro' on screen

Association for Communication Excellence (ACE)

  • 2017 Outstanding Professional Skill Award, Distance Education and Instructional Design, Educational Package
  • 2017 Gold Award, Distance Education and Instructional Design, Educational Package
  • 2017 Gold Award, Publishing, Electronic Publications
  • 2017 Silver Award, Information Technology, Technology Education

4-Hinnovators

two hand holding an iPad with the video titled 'Shoot and Edit Like a Pro' on screen

Association for Communication Excellence (ACE)

  • 2017 Gold Award, Graphic Design, Cover
  • 2017 Gold Award, Graphic Design, Interactive Multimedia and Web Graphics
  • 2017 Silver Award, Graphic Design, Exhibits
  • 2017 Bronze Award, Distance Education and Instructional Design, Educational Package

National Association of Extension 4-H Agents

  • 2017 National Award Winner, Interactive 4-H Educational Web Site Award (Team Only)

SNAP-Ed's Social Marketing Campaign

A smiling girl and  a dog on a leash with 'Move More: Grab a best friend and go for a walk' posted on a billboard

Alabama Affiliate of National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

  • First Place, Marketing Package Award

National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

  • First Place, Outdoor Billboard Campaign, Southern Regional Category for the Marketing Package Award

Gardening in the South Calendar

The 2017 Gardening in the South calendar cover, a close-up of wild rose petals

Association for Communication Excellence (ACE)

  • 2017 Outstanding Professional Skill Award, Graphic Design, Print One- to Full-Color
  • 2017 Gold Award, Graphic Design, Print One- to Full-Color

Body Quest Exhibit

The seven Body Quest characters

Association for Communication Excellence (ACE)

  • 2017 Silver Award, Diversity, Targeted Audience
  • 2017 Bronze Award, Graphic Design, Exhibits

We Grow Alabama Post Card Annual Report

We Grow Alabama 2015 Annual Report cover, green tree sprouting from green ground

Association for Communication Excellence (ACE)

  • 2017 Gold Award, Publishing, Special Reports

Beaver – Built for Woodworking Illustration

illustration of a beaver and it's habitat

Association for Communication Excellence (ACE)

  • 2017 Gold Award, Graphic Design, Illustration

ACE (Conference) Memphis Poster

illustration of neon sign in the shape of an outline of a guitar with a crown on top and the words 'ACE Memphis' written on it

Association for Communication Excellence (ACE)

  • 2017 Gold Award, Graphic Design, Illustration

Beef Basics iBook and Online Course

Black Angus cattle

Association for Communication Excellence (ACE)

  • 2017 Silver Award, Information Technology, Interactive Media Program

Recreational Fish Pond Harvest YouTube Video Series

casting into a pond from the edge

Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals

  • 2017 Silver Award, Televised Conference / Videoconference / Webinar Category

ForestHER, A Workshop for Women Who Love the Land

hand lettered postcard for 'ForestHER' workshop

Southern Regional Extension Forestry

  • 2016-2017 Silver Award for Excellence

Alabama Extension BioBlitz 2016

sunlight fileterd through a pine forest

Southern Regional Extension Forestry

  • 2016-2017 Silver Award for Excellence

Avian Influenza Crisis Response Plan

Avian Influenza website screenshot

Association for Communication Excellence (ACE)

  • 2017 Silver Award, Crisis and Issues Communication, Issues Management Campaign

Are You Ready? Storm Water Ad

hand holding an iPad with the iBook 'Planning for Stram Water' downloaded

Association for Communication Excellence (ACE)

  • 2017 Bronze Award, Graphic Design, Print One- to Full-Color

Planning for Storm Water iBook

raindrops on water

Association for Communication Excellence (ACE)

  • 2017 Bronze Award, Publishing, Technical Publications

4-H Rabbit Project Production Manual

rabbit on a white background

Association for Communication Excellence (ACE)

  • 2017 Silver Award, Graphic Design, Publishing, Editing

4-H Science School Marketing Campaign

children rock climbing and children canoeing

Association for Communication Excellence (ACE)

  • 2017 Bronze Award, Marketing and Media Relations for Targeted Audiences

Alabama 4-H Foundation Give to Grow

five children's faces encouraging you to doante to Alabam 4-H Foundation's 'Give to Grow' campaign

Association for Communication Excellence (ACE)

  • 2017 Silver Award, Publishing, Promotional Publications

Be SAFE Program

screenshot of the Alabama Be SAFE program home page

Anti-Bullying Summit, hosted by Auburn University Office of Professional & Continuing Education and Truman Pierce Institute

  • 2017 Hero Award for Community Leaders, Family and Child Development Team

National Association of County Agricultural Agents

National Association of County Agricultural Agents - NACAA 2017 logo
  • Search for Excellence, Second Place (Nationally) in Forestry and Natural Resources, Spenser Bradley, Norman Haley, and Becky Barlow
  • Search for Excellence, Second Place (Nationally) in Livestock Production, Landon Marks, Kent Stanford, Danny Miller, Johnny Gladney, Kim Mullenix, and Lisa Kriese-Anderson
  • Applied Research Division, Poster Competition, Second Place: "Bifenthrin Treated Substrate for Control of Tawny Crazy Ants (Nylanderia Fulva) in Container Nurseries" Jeremy Pickens, Fudd Graham, and Kelly Palmer
  • Extension Education Division, Poster Competition, National Finalist: "Extension Educational Program for Livestock Drought Management Strategies in East Central Alabama" Sarah Dickinson, Ricky Colquitt, and Kim Mullenix
  • Achievement Award Winners: Danny Miller and Alex Tigue
  • Distinguished Service Award Winners: Derek Bryan, Shane Harris, and Mac Washington
  • Scholarship Award for Educational Trip to Ireland: Lisa Kriese-Anderson, Kent Stanford, Danny Miller, Landon Marks, Kim Wilkins, Paul Mask, and Kathy Flanders
  • Alabama Association of Agricultural Agents and Specialists awarded number one association for percentage increase and total number membership increase for 2017

National Extension Technology Community (NETC)

National Extension Technology Community - NETC logo
  • Greg Parmer, 2017 Award for Individual Excellence
  • Kerry Walker, Military Families Learning Network, 2017 Award for Team Excellence
  • Rusty Presley, Board Member, Secretary (2018)
  • John Hartley, Board Member, Southestern Region (2018)

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

National Jeanne Priester Cooperative Extension Health Award in Leadership

U.S. Department of Agriculture - USDA logo
  • Barbara Struempler, Program Leader for Nutrition Programs, EFNEP, and SNAP-Ed