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Champaign, IL (May 19, 2021)—The American Dairy Science Association® (ADSA®) is pleased to announce Cynthia Hamlett as the 2021 recipient of The Genevieve Christen Distinguished Undergraduate Student Award. Hamlett will be recognized during the virtual ADSA Annual Meeting.
The Genevieve Christen Distinguished Undergraduate Student Award was created to recognize distinguished undergraduates who have demonstrated leadership ability, academic achievement, involvement in the industry, and participation in the ADSA Student Affiliate Division (SAD) and local club activities.
Cynthia Hamlett will be graduating from Iowa State University (ISU) with double majors in dairy science and agriculture and society. Growing up on her family’s dairy farm, Hamlett knew she wanted to stay involved in the dairy community. She jumped right in and got involved with the Dairy Science Club at ISU her freshman year. She has since served in various leadership roles, including club president, treasurer, and chair of the Banquet and I Milked a Cow committees, and she has participated in the Education and Coalition committees. Hamlett currently serves as president of the Midwest Regional ADSA SAD.
It is with great pleasure that ADSA and the ADSA Foundation present Cynthia Hamlett with the 2021 The Genevieve Christen Distinguished Undergraduate Student Award.
About the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA)
The American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) is an international organization of educators, scientists, and industry representatives who are committed to advancing the dairy industry and keenly aware of the vital role the dairy sciences play in fulfilling the economic, nutritive, and health requirements of the world’s population. It provides leadership in scientific and technical support to sustain and grow the global dairy industry through generation, dissemination, and exchange of information and services. Together, ADSA members have discovered new methods and technologies that have revolutionized the dairy industry.