September 16, 2011
The American Sheep Industry Association (ASI) has opened the nomination period for submissions to its annual awards program.
There are four award categories available for nomination:
- The McClure Silver Ram Award is dedicated to volunteer commitment and service and is presented to a sheep producer who has made substantial contributions to the sheep industry and its organizations in his/her state, region and/or nation.
- The Camptender Award recognizes industry contributions from a professional in a position or field related to sheep production.
- The Environmental Stewardship Award recognizes individuals actively involved in sheep production that have shown an extraordinary commitment to caring for natural resources and thereby enhancing the environment.
- The Shepherd's Award for Media recognizes outstanding yearlong coverage of the sheep industry in either print or broadcast.
Nominations must be postmarked by Nov. 18 (Please note that past award recipients
are not eligible).
To receive a nomination application, call or email ASI: (303) 771-3500; firstname.lastname@example.org
. The one-page nomination form can also be downloaded from ASI's website, www.sheepusa.org
, by clicking on the 2012 Awards Program link located on the home page.