Every year the Seed Committee of the New York State Agri-business Association, together with the American Seed Trade Association, honors Cornell undergraduates in the plant sciences who have demonstrated academic excellence. Congratulations to this year’s awardees, Nicholas Biebel ’14 and Madeline Olberg ’14! Cited for their outstanding GPAs, research acumen, and enthusiasm for plant sciences, Biebel and Olberg were recognized during the 75th Annual Cornell Seed Conference held at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva on Dec. 5.
Madeline Olberg ’14 (top) has pursued plant science research, both at Cornell and through an internship with Ball Horticultural Company. Nicholas Biebel ’14 received his award from John Uvege, Co-Chairman of the Seed Committee of the New York State Agri-business Association, and Margaret Smith, Associate Director of the Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station.