As the group came together to recognize the achievements of the UH Hilo ag students, they also gave thanks to the professors that guided them along the way.
Faculty, staff, and students from the College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Natural Resource Management (CAFNRM) gathered with friends and family one evening in May to recognize and honor the path it took for graduating seniors at the Bi-Annual “Senior Awards Night.”
With music by Tropical Horticulture Associate Professor Norman Arancon and CAFNRM alumni, Herb Loa‘a, the evening was full of smiles, laughter and conversation. As the evening continued, Associate Professor of Animal Science Erik Cleveland gave prayer for the food and recognized all the elements that came together to make the evening special.
As the group came together to recognize the achievements of the students, they also gave thanks to the professors that guided them along the way.
Each graduate received a College of Agriculture Medal recognizing their commitment to the college as well as a gift and leis from the faculty.
Surrounded by good food, good music, good memories and good people the night was a success. Students sent mahalo to the Agriculture Club for helping put together the event as well as the UH Foundation and dean of the college Bruce Mathews for funding the event. Students sent their thanks to the faculty and staff for the gifts and participation in support of the graduating students. It truly was a special occasion for all of those who joined.