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Call for Nominations - Wilford S. Bailey Distinguished Alumnus Award

Date: 12/6/2011 10:00 am

The Awards Committee of the Alumni Advisory Council of Auburn’s College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking nominations for the 2012 Wilford S. Bailey Distinguished Alumni Awards. 

The committee meets in April during Annual Conference to review nominations and select deserving recipients in recognition of their outstanding achievements to the veterinary profession. The recipients are to be honored in May during the college’s commencement ceremony.


There are three areas of eligibility for the awards:

  1. Academia
  2. Private Practice
  3. Other, Research, and Public Policy (including service in government, industry, and the military)

The candidate must be a living alumnus of Auburn’s College of Veterinary Medicine. This includes not only those who obtained professional degrees, but also those who received advanced degrees.

The nominee should be known for his or her accomplishments in veterinary medicine and/or have made an outstanding contribution to his or her community and the advancement of animal and human health. 

Documentation is an important aspect of the nomination process. To nominate an alumnus for this award, submit the following information to:

  • Dr. Sam Cartner
  • Awards Committee Chair
  • Alumni Advisory Council
  • 104 Greene Hall
  • Auburn, AL  36849-5517

All documentation must be received by March 15, 2012, or the nomination will be deemed unacceptable.


  • Nominee
  • Class year
  • Current address
  • Daytime Phone
  • Curriculum Vitae of the Candidate including
  • Educational or professional training
  • Current professional activity
  • Professional and educational organizations
  • Participation in civic and community or other organizations
  • Honorary societies and/or special awards
  • Two Letters of Support
  • Reason You Believe the Nominee is a Distinguished Alumnus
  • Name, Address, and Phone Number of the Person Submitting the Nomination

In honor of their contributions to animal welfare, the profession, and their communities,

Dr. Eleanor Green and Dr. William Klemm, both of College Station, Texas, and Dr. Jack Nunnery of Magnolia, Mississippi, are named the 2011 Wilford S. Bailey Distinguished Alumni.

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