By Madison Leak | November 11, 2021

“A” Pins Awarded to Outstanding CAAS Scholars

By Madison Leak | November 10, 2021

A-Pin Award

The College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences (CAAS) is pleased to announce that 58 students were recognized at an “A” Pin recognition event in October, a record number in the college for a single award cycle. USU students qualify for “A” Pin honors by maintaining a grade point average of 4.0 for two consecutive semesters while carrying a minimum of 15 credit hours.

Allen Durrant, Gavin Kohlbrecher, Nicole Thurber, Carson Christensen, Kassidy Jones, Kimberly McClellan, Morgan Stevenson, Kayla Erickson, Julie Galloway, Emeline Mitchell, Kamille Osborne, Emily Thomas, Jennifer Thornton, Brian Ahlstrom, Grant Hewitt, Faris Alsubhi, Rachel Crandall, Janessa Lemon, Aubreyona Migliori, Madeline Peterson, Jesse Mathews, Logan Haviland, Riley Simmons, Colby Wilkins, Caden Cox, Kiana Crawford, Taya Nash, Amber Thornton, James Gibson, Nicolas Albrecht, Johnnie Begaye, Heidi Bennet, Karli Breinholt, Macy Bryant, Savannah Christiansen, Dawson Croxall, Treston Cullimore, Marin Easton, Jessica Godinez, Jordan Goff, Alysa Hu, Valid Joe, Joseph Kendell, Katherine Kimball, Kaylie Larsen, Amanda Marchant, Amelia Nauman, Sydney Randall, Jenna Sacks, Olivia Sanchez, Karsyn Short, Carlyan Spackman, Kimberly Valentine, Baylee Vogler, Courtney Weese, Adalyn White, Christopher Muncy, and Kara Pastorik were each recognized and received traditional “A” Pins.

“We are elated with the record number of students in CAAS who recipients of the “A” Pin award during the spring and summer semesters of 2021,” said Associate Dean Brian Warnick, who presented at the ceremony. “This award represents a significant commitment to academics and we couldn’t be more pleased with this group of students.”

CAAS Dean Ken White presented each recipient with the pin and a certificate verifying their dedication to academics and each student was invited to tell about their background and their education and career plans. Warnick noted that all of the college’s seven departments are represented among the honorees.


Brian Warnick
Associate Dean