Shelby Faulkner, of Urbana, Ohio, has been selected as one of 20 students to win the 2016 Outstanding Senior Award from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) at The Ohio State University.
Award winners are selected via a competitive process, and are evaluated on excellence and demonstrated personal and professional growth in the areas of academic scholarship, student organization leadership, and involvement in the university and the broader community.
Faulkner, the daughter of Lenny and Zoe Faulkner, is a graduating senior in agriscience education. In her time at Ohio State, Faulkner has been involved within the college and her community, residing as president of the Agricultural Education Society and a founding member of her local FFA chapter Alumni association. She also completed internships with Monsanto and The National FFA Organization. After graduation, Faulkner intends to be a high school agriculture education teacher.
The Outstanding Senior Awards were presented at the CFAES Recognition Banquet on April 7, 2016.