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Haley Banwart Receives Award at Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Fall Convocation

By Staff | Jan 5, 2016

AMES — Haley Banwart, of West Bend graduating with a degree in agricultural & life sciences education – communications from Iowa State University, was given the leadership excellence award at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences fall convocation. This award is given to a graduating senior based on involvement within clubs and organizations while at Iowa State.

While at Iowa State, she founded and was editor of CALS Connections, and has served in leadership roles on multiple committees and clubs. Haley was a role model as a peer mentor for the Department of Agricultural Education and Studies, as well as a Destination Iowa State leader.

Awards are given by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Student Council and presented at convocation each semester. Faculty and advisers are invited each semester to nominate seniors graduating that semester for awards in academic achievement, distinguished service, outstanding ambassador of agriculture, leadership excellence, and outstanding senior.