Iowa Learning Farms program manager Jacqueline Comito was honored at an awards ceremony this morning recognizing outstanding Professional & Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Comito was recognized by Iowa State University President Steven Leath and Vice President and Provost Jonathan Wickert as a CYtation Award winner for her outstanding leadership of the Iowa Learning Farms and Water Rocks! outreach programs.
Here are a few excerpts from Comito’s CYtation award nomination:
“With seemingly limitless energy, Comito tackles her work with creativity, mixing unique approaches to Extension and Outreach with a true passion for improving the health of Iowa’s soil and water resources.”
“Comito’s passion for what she does is contagious. Whether it be talking to farmers at a field day or singing ‘We All Live In A Watershed’ with 2nd graders at an elementary school, her energy and enthusiasm are helping to inspire change towards improved soil and water quality throughout Iowa.”
Congratulations, Jackie – the honor is well-deserved!