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ABAC Student Receives Larry Allen Leadership Award

May 15, 2017 Dr. Jerry Baker, Dean of the School of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, recently honored David Daughtry with the Larry Allen Leadership award. Daughtry is a diversified agriculture major from Harlem.  He served as president for the ABAC Agronomy Club and completed the…

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Watson Receives George P. Donaldson Award at ABAC Commencement

May 11, 2017 Alexia Watson from Covington was selected for the George P. Donaldson Award during the spring commencement ceremony at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College on Thursday. Watson, a biology major, received the George P. Donaldson Award for the top associate degree graduate participating in the ceremony. Nell Roquemore, founder... Read More »

Sharpsburg Graduate Receives Alumni Association Award at ABAC Commencement

May 11, 2017 Amanda Stitt of Sharpsburg was selected for the ABAC Alumni Association Award during the spring commencement ceremony at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College on Thursday. An agriculture major, Stitt was named the winner of the ABAC Alumni Association Award for the top bachelor’s degree graduate participating in the... Read More »

ABAC Presents Honorary ABAC Degree for Jay Shaw to Lakeland Family

May 11, 2017 Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College honored the memory of former state legislator Jay Shaw on Thursday when ABAC President David Bridges presented a posthumous Honorary ABAC Degree to Shaw’s sons Sam and Jason, and his wife, Libby, at the ABAC spring commencement ceremony. “Jay attended but did not... Read More »

Roquemore Gives Her First Graduation Speech at ABAC

May 11, 2017 Lifelong Lakeland resident Nell Roquemore delivered a timely message on community involvement in her first commencement address ever on Thursday when she encouraged the graduates of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College to get involved in their communities no matter where they choose to live.  Roquemore, creator of the... Read More »

Stitt, Watson Receive Top Awards at ABAC Commencement

May 11, 2017 Amanda Stitt of Sharpsburg and Alexia Watson from Covington were selected for the top awards presented by the ABAC Alumni Association during the spring commencement ceremony at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College on Thursday. Stitt, an agriculture major, was named the winner of the ABAC Alumni Association Award... Read More »

Visitors Can Change Out Railroad Tracks at Museum of Agriculture on May 27

May 11, 2017 The railroad will occupy the spotlight at the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College on May 27 when visitors will help to celebrate “Labor and Industry Day: A Celebration of The Day They Changed the Gauge.”  Visitors can interact with items... Read More »

PACESETTERS NAMED AT ABAC LEADERSHIP BANQUET

May 4, 2017 Eleven Pacesetter awards were presented by the campus newspaper’s editorial board at the recent Student Leadership Banquet at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. ABAC’s award-winning student newspaper, “The Stallion,” extends Pacesetter recognition annually to those who have worked for ABAC through their actions and exemplary service.  Pacesetters are... Read More »

Oxford Native Named President of ABAC Ambassadors

May 2, 2017 Kerstin Hilley has been selected as the 2017-2018 president of the ABAC Ambassadors, one of the most prestigious leadership organizations at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. The rural studies–writing and communications major from Oxford wasn’t even thinking about ABAC when she was trying to decide where to go... Read More »

Catfish Lunch on May 19 at Georgia Museum of Agriculture

May 1, 2017 The Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will offer a fried catfish lunch on site at the Mercantile Store on May 19. Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person and can be picked up at... Read More »