Tifton Gazette


April 22, 2014

Dewey Lee receives honor

TIFTON — Dewey Lee, a University of Georgia Extension grains agronomist on the Tifton campus, was a recipient of the Auburn University Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences 2014 Outstanding Alumnus Award. The honor, formally presented last Friday, includes seven departmental outstanding alumni awards and two college-wide awards for exceptional service to and support of the Auburn University College of Agriculture. Lee is an Extension grain and bioenergy crops agronomist in UGA’s Department of Crop and Soil Science. He also serves as state executive director of the Georgia Corn Growers Association. While at Auburn, Lee earned his BS in agricultural sciences in 1976 and MS in agronomy in ’79. Departments and units within the college submitted nominations for the awards. The final selection was made by a committee that included the dean, associate deans, department heads and unit directors.

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