Alec Gerry Earns Lifetime Achievement Award From Livestock Insect Workers Conference

At the 61st Livestock Insect Workers Conference in Savannah, Georgia, in June 2017, Alec Gerry, Ph.D., cooperative extension specialist and professor of entomology at the University of California, Riverside received the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award in Veterinary Entomology, recognizing his outstanding contributions to animal health and productivity. Pictured above are Gerry (front row, middle) and several former recipients of the award (front row, left to right: Nancy Hinkle, Gerry, and Dick Miller; back row, left to right: Phil Kaufman, Chris Geden, Jerry Hogsette, Don Rutz, Dave Taylor, Brad Mullens, and Wes Watson). (Photo credit: Annie Rich)

Also, several students were recipients of the LIWC Student Travel Awards, sponsored by Bayer Animal Health, to assist in attending the conference. Pictured below are recipients (left to right) Brenda Leal, Jessica Thomson, Levi Zahn, Fallon Fowler, Klara Zurek, Mary Mills, and Kylie Sherrill. (Photo credit: Annie Rich)