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Ann Hess, Alltech, the major sponsor of the award is shown presenting Nora Faris with her award. Above are the finalists: Audrey Green,  Kansas State University; Faris; Hess; Chamonix Mejia, Texas Tech University, and Tim Taylor, Oklahoma State University.

Forrest Bassford Student Award

The student winner receives an all-expenses-paid trip to participate in LPC's annual convention and now the Ag Media Summit. This award recognizes and rewards excellence, leadership and encourages professionalism among students. This opportunity provides the recipient face-to-face exchanges with leaders in livestock publishing. Forrest Bassford's name was appended to the LPC Student Award in 1992 in honor of his contribution to LPC, and his particular interest in furthering the Student Award. The overall winner receives a $2,000 scholarship and up to four additional students each receive $750 travel scholarships to attend the convention. Following are recipients of the Forrest Bassford Student Award.

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Nora Faris
2016
University of Missouri

Nicole Lane
2015
Kansas State University

Logan Britton
2014
Kansas State University

Keri Weis
2013
University of Missouri

Ellen Reeder
2012
University of Illinois

Jill Johnson
2011
University of Illinois

Lisa Brown
2010
Oklahoma State Univ.

Whitney Wallace
2009
University of Missouri

Lindsay Domer
2008
Kansas State University

Katie Allen
2007
University of Missouri

Ginger Larson
2006
University of Florida

Annie Whitehill
2005
Kansas State University

Teresa Oe
2004
N. Dakota State University

Lance Zimmerman
2003
Kansas State University

Sharlene Swaim
2002
Cal Poly State University

Corrine Blender
2001
Kansas State University

Rhonda Nida
2000
Kansas State University

Jennifer Hotchkiss
1999
Kansas State University

Colleen Walsh
1998
Cal Poly State University

Brad Parker
1997
Kansas State University

Jane Taft
1996
Purdue

Angie Stump
1995
Kansas State University

Erin Pettigrew
1994
South Dakota State University

Jennifer Searcy
1993
Ohio State University

Doyce Elliott
1992
Texas A&M University

Alice Sherman
1991
Washington State University

Claudine Cole
1990
University of Illinois

Julie Hines
1989
Ohio State University

Lora Duxbury
1988
South Dakota State University

Anita Geddes
1987
University of Missouri

Lea Weinheimer
1986
Texas Tech University

Kelly Meyer
1985
Kansas State University

Travel Scholarship Winners

2015: Kendall Herren, University of Illinois; Jamie Keyes, Utah State University; Kaitlin Morgan, Kansas State University

2014: Breanne Brammer, University of Missouri; Courtney Leeper, University of Missouri; Lynsey Meharg, Texas Tech University

2013: Reba Underwood, West Texas A&M; Claire Carlson, Kansas State University and Logan Britton, Kansas State University

2012: Mollie Lastovica, Texas A&M University; Robin Kleine, Kansas State University; Faith Jurek, Texas Tech University

2011: Andrew Barth, Oklahoma State; Janell Baum, University of Illinois; and Shannon Watson, Oklahoma State

2010: Kristen Odom, Texas Tech University; Kelsey Fletcher, Texas Tech University; Nicole Ely, Kansas State University

2009: Rachel Duff, University of Missouri; Julie White, Kansas State University; and Katherine Kuykendall, Purdue University

2008: Sarah Jackson, University of Missouri-Columbia; Emily Whitmoyer, Texas A&M; and Julie White, Kansas State

2007: Stephanie Miles, Texas Tech; Clint Blaes, Kansas State, and Melissa Leander, Kansas State

2006: Sara Muri,University of Missouri-Columbia; Melissa Hildebrand, Kansas State; Heather Jennings, Texas A&M

2005: Sara Muri, University of Missouri-Columbia; Stephanie Jeter, Texas A&M; Wendy Mayo, Kansas State

2004: Leslie Shuler, University of Wisconsin-River Falls; Katrina Waters, Texas Tech

2003: Rachel Bobbitt, Oklahoma State; Garrett Wilkerson, Texas A&M; Audrey Young, Kansas State

2002: Shannon Hartenstein, Kansas State; Lucas Shivers, Kansas State; Melissa Karcher, Ohio State

2001: Kerri Howell, Texas Tech; Maggie Martin, Kansas State; Beverly Moseley, University of Florida

2000: Jennifer Ryan, Kansas State; Lindsay Williams, Oklahoma State

1999: Sarah Domeier, University of Nebraska; D. Mischelle Coston, University of Arkansas; Jennifer Simonson, Oklahoma State

1998: Linda Albers, Kansas State; Diane Dinse, University of Missouri; Rebecca Rhoades, University of Missouri

1997: Janna Quaring, Oklahoma State; Wendy Meyer, Hastings College (Neb.) Melissa J. Markway, University of Missouri