E. R. Frank Award
To honor those veterinarians who have contributed positively and significantly to Veterinary Medicine through their long term service to the Kansas State University, College of Veterinary Medicine.
Criteria for Nomination:
Nomination may be made by any alumnus of the Kansas State University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Nominees should be individuals who have enjoyed a long-standing (15 years) relationship with the college. This relationship may include service, either current or prior, as a member of the faculty. Individuals need not be an alumnus of Kansas State University to be nominated and considered for this award.
Nominees should have a noteworthy record of significant service and contribution to both the profession and Kansas State University, and be recognized for achieving their success in an unassuming and unpretentious manner that emulates the professional essence of Dr. E. R. Frank.
Seated administrators would not be considered as nominees during their term of administrative appointment.
There is no limit to the number of time an individual may be nominated.
Any individual may receive this award only once in their lifetime.
The awardee will be selected by the Executive Board of the Veterinary Medical Alumni Association (VMAA), or at the pleasure of the VMAA President, selection may be accomplished by an awards committee established by the Dean of Veterinary Medicine which includes the VMAA President or his/her designated representative.
The honoree will receive their award at Heritage Evening during the Annual Conference for Veterinarians and be presented by the College of Veterinary Medicine and its Veterinary Medical Alumni Association the first weekend of June.
|E. R. Frank Award|
|2013||Dr. Polly R. Schoning||DVM, Kansas State University, 1964|
|2012||Dr. Deryl Troyer||DVM, Kansas State University, 1972|
|2011||Frederick Oehme||1969, KSU CVM Faculty, 46 years of service to the college|
|2010||Walter Cash||1971, KSU CVM Faculty, 36 years of service to the college|
|2009||David Hodgson||1968, KSU CVM Faculty|
|2008||George A. Kennedy||KSU CVM Faculty, 33 years of service to the college|
|2007||Robert M. Phillips||1951|
|2005||James R. Coffman||Served as dean of the K-State College of Veterinary Medicine from 1984 to 1987|
|2004||Robert Taussig||KSU CVM Faculty, 18 years of service to the college|
|2003||Dan W. Upson||1952, 1962, 1969|
|2002||Russell A. Frey||1952, 1970|
|2001||Jerome G. Vestwebber||KSU CVM Faculty, 32 years of service to the college|
|2000||Hugh C. Butler||KSU CVM Faculty, 20 years of service to the college|
|1999||Loyce Derald Jernigan||1945|
|1998||Melvin J. Swenson||1943|
|1997||David A. Schoneweis||1956|
|1996||Frank W. Jordan||1939|
|1995||John L. Noordsy||1946, 1962|
|1994||Lee T. Railsback||1936, 1937|
|1993||James D. Smith||1958|
|1991||William J. Winchester||1946|
|1987||Earl Ray Walker||1945|
|1986||L. Derald Jernigan||1945|
|1985||Roy J. Milleret||1944, 1959|
|1985||Andrew P. Gray||1953, 1963|