From press reports
Two staff members in Mississippi State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station have been awarded for outstanding contributions.
David Brand of Mantee is a senior research associate and Gail Maddox is a business coordinator, both in the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences. Brand is a 12-year veteran of the university and was praised for his hard work, dedication and willingness to help others.
He maintains the Soil-Plant-Atmosphere Research Facility on the university’s North Farm and serves as fire chief in Mantee.
A 10-year veteran, Maddox was recognized for her diligence, dedication and commitment to her department, university and the community.