NACTA seeks to inspire achievement at the highest levels of excellence. Recognizing and honoring individuals whose efforts represent the very best in research and writing of agriculture, environmental, natural or life sciences at the post-secondary level are central to NACTA. At the same time, NACTA seeks to encourage academic research and writing of the highest standards. This year, NACTA is proud to have awarded 10 authors who showed excellence in writing content that was published in the NACTA Journal.
View the 2021 Awards Program Book
E.B. Knight Journal Award
 Employability Skills and Students Critical Growth Areas

Published: NACTA Journal 2020 Volume 64
Authors: Pat Crawford and Wendy Fink

Bob Gough Teaching Tip Award
Article: Science Communication: Context-specific Reusable Learning Modules for Strengthening Students’ Communication Skills
Published: September 2020
Authors: McKenna Bush, Holli Leggette, Shannon Norris, Theresa Pesl Murphrey, Audra Richburg

Jack Everly Journal Award
Predicting Freshman Academic Outcomes and Sophomore Retention in a College of Agriculture

Published: NACTA Journal 2020 Volume 64
Authors: Chris Estepp, Donald Johnson, Catherine Shoulders

Consider nominating someone for one of the 2022 NACTA Awards. Award nominations are due February 1, 2022. Complete details can be found on the NACTA website.

Congratulations to all the award winners this year!