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Agricultural Communications Services won 20 awards at international, national and state competitions.

OSU Agricultural Communications Services wins awards

Friday, July 22, 2022

Media Contact: Jami Mattox | Agricultural Communications Services | 405-744-7063 |

Oklahoma State University Agricultural Communications Services employees have earned a total of 20 awards in international, national and state competitions this year.  

“Our communications and marketing team is honored to serve OSU students and the people of Oklahoma with educational news and information,” Lyndall Stout, OSU Agricultural Communications Services director, said. “And when these talented professionals receive recognition and awards for the work they love to do, it really is the icing on the cake. I’m so proud of them.”

Association of Communications Excellence

ACE is an international association of communicators, educators and information technologists who focus on communicating research-based information in agriculture, natural resources and human and life sciences.

  • Alisa Boswell-Gore and Todd Johnson — Bronze Award Winner, News Release: “OSU scientists make wheat gene discovery
  • Mandy Gross, Craig Woods, Lyndall Stout and Todd Johnson — Silver Award Winner, Marketing Communications Campaign with Budget of $1,000 or Above: “OSU Agriculture Honors
  • Kristin Knight and Emily Gerstenkorn — Gold Award Winner, Logos: “4-H Roundup Centennial Logo”
  • Jami Mattox, Kristin Knight, Samantha Siler, Taylor Harbuck, Cynda Clary — Silver Award Winner, Social Media Videos: "Dress to Impress"

National Agricultural Alumni Development Association

NAADA provides education, support and recognition for professionals and volunteers dedicated to expanding resources for advancing agriculture and related disciplines through land-grant and other colleges of agricultural sciences and partner programs.

  • Cynda Clary, Taylor Harbuck, Kristin Knight, Jami Mattox and Samantha Siler — Second Place, Multimedia & Promotional Materials Division – Social Media Category: “Prepare for the Fair: Instagram Reel Series”

National Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow

National ACT is a leading collegiate organization committed to developing and strengthening agricultural communication students through professional growth opportunities and educational programs.

  • Hunter Gibson — First Place, Short Feature Story: “Engineering a Legacy
  • Hunter Gibson — Second Place, Scenic Photo: “Scorching Sunset”

Oklahoma College Public Relations Association

OCPRA connects communicators and public relations professionals in colleges and universities across the state through education, funding and networking.

The OSU Department of Agricultural Education, Communications and Leadership also placed at OCPRA.

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