“As usual, the competition for these awards was intense,” wrote Alissa F. Smith, NAAE Associate Executive Director located in Lexington, Ky. “I congratulate all of you on your outstanding accomplishments as state winners. You are, indeed, individuals who make our association strong and our profession proud.”
Dr. Gentry’s awards include:
• two-year lease on a Toyota Tundra;
• lodging and travel costs to NAAE convention;
• registration to the NAAE Convention;
• an engraved plaque; and
• a special dinner and reception in honor of the winners.
Dr. Gentry initially was named the 2010 Georgia Young Farmer Advisor of the Year. From there, he went to the next and final level of this competition, for Region V representing the Southeastern U.S.