03/05/2020

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Former CWEL Director Dr. Larry Rupp Honored with Prestigious Career Award

Larry Rupp, Ken White, Karl Hoppes
Larry Rupp, Ken White, and Karl Hoopes

The Career Specialist Award is the most prestigious award that the USU Extension Specialist Association can bestow on an individual. In January of 2020 Dr. Larry Rupp was honored with this award at the annual Utah Extension Conference. 

The award is given to an individual who effectively uses a variety of educational methods, such as mass media, publications, high-tech methods and direct teaching, conducts, publishes and disseminates applied research, generates monetary and cooperative support for programs, works well with colleagues in counties and departments, and works with enthusiasm, dedication and willingness to go the extra mile.

Left to right: Dr. Larry Rupp, Professor Emeritus Ornamental Horticulture, Extension Specialist and former CWEL Director, Dr. Ken White, Vice President of Extension & Dean of the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, and Dr. Karl Hoopes, Equine Extension Specialist.