Distinguished teaching awards given to three College of Agriculture and Life Sciences professors at Texas A&M

Contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu

COLLEGE STATION – Three professors in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University have received distinguished teaching awards from the Association of Former Students.

Receiving the College Level Teaching Award from the department of agricultural economics were Dusty Menzies and Richard Woodward. Also honored was David Scott from the college’s department of park, recreation and tourism science .

Richard Woodward

In addition to serving as a lecturer, Menzies is a member of the department’s advising team.

Woodward specializes in the design of market-based systems, specifically in the areas of water quality, fisheries and environmental services.

Scott specializes in sociology of leisure and community parks and recreation.

The awards are given by Texas A&M and the Association of Former Students in recognition of outstanding faculty members. Each fall, the association honors outstanding faculty members for their dedication to teaching. Since the program’s inception in 1982, recipients have been recognized for their talent, expertise and devotion on conveying knowledge to students. Each recipient receives  $2,000.

Dr. Alan Sams, executive associate dean, and Marty Holmes, assistant executive director of the Association of Former Students, presented the awards in the classrooms of the respective recipients.



David Scott


(Right) Dusty Menzies receives the Association of Former Students Distinguished Teaching Award from Dr. Alan Sams, executive associate dean.










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