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David Holliday Receives 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award

David Holliday received the 2015 College of Agriculture Distinguished Alumnus Award on May 2 for his commitment to agriculture, his community, Kansas State University, and contributions to society through education.

David Holliday pictured with students who competed in and won 1st place at the Regional Envirothon Competition.
David Holliday pictured with students who competed in and won 1st place at the Regional Envirothon Competition.

While at K-State, Holliday received a Bachelor of Science in agriculture as well as a Master of Science in agricultural education.

Over the last 22 years as an agricultural educator at Rock Creek Junior Senior High School, Holliday has influenced approximately 1,700 future agricultural leaders and consumers. In his tenure, Holliday has helped to develop numerous Career Development Event winners, District and State FFA Officers, and State and American Degree recipients.

Holliday has also contributed to the Department of Communications and Agricultural Education by serving as the External Advisory Committee chair and mentoring 10 K-State student teachers since 1999. In 2012, he was recognized by the College of Education as the Distinguished Cooperating Teacher of the Year.

His accomplishments affected countless young people in their career paths to agriculture and agricultural education. Holliday truly deserves of the College of Agriculture Distinguished Alumni Award.

Posted in May  
2 thoughts on “David Holliday Receives 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award
  1. Congratulations, David, on a very well-deserved honor that I know didn’t happen overnight. May you be blessed with many more years of committed service to young people, public education and agriculture.

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