Professor of agricultural education and Department of Agricultural Sciences Head Dr. Lance Kieth was named 2021-22 Magister Optimus, the highest honor for a WT faculty member.
Senior director for campus community Chance Haugen was given the Clarence E. Thompson Staff Excellence Award, the University’s highest staff honor.
The two were honored by West Texas A&M University’s Convocation on Monday.
Convocation starts the beginning of the school year at WTAMU, and faculty and staff get together to recognize exemplary faculty and staff.
W T’s President Dr. Walter Wendler Talked about the schools long range plans, including the doctoral programming educational leadership that has grown to more than 100 students, with additional growth in the PH.D program in agriculture.
The ceremony also honored with Excellence Awards to Kyler Estes , Assistant Director of operations in the Admissions Office and Sarah Ramey, Head Strength and conditioning coach in WT athletics.