CFAES Award recipients, Undergraduate Student Council, Celebration of Students Committee

Outstanding Undergraduate Employee Award

Kamryn Kreis
Student Assistant, Office of Academic Programs

Kamryn Kreis is from Adamsville, Ohio. She is a third-year studying Agricultural Communication, and AgriBusiness and Applied Economics. Kamryn works in the CFAES Academic Programs Office as a Student Assistant for the Academic Program Coordinator for Student Success Experiences. She participates in CFAES Peer Mentors and Saddle & Sirloin. After college, her career aspirations include working for an agriculture-based company in communications and growing her photography business, 
K & K Photography, LLC

Morgan Meyer
Student Assistant, Office of the Vice President of Agricultural Administration and Dean

Morgan Meyer is a 3rd year studying Agribusiness and Applied Economics with a minor in Agricultural Communications from Anna, Ohio. She has been working as a student assistant in the CFAES Dean’s Suite since September. Morgan is involved in the CFAES Student Council Executive Team, Collegiate Farm Bureau, Sigma Alpha, OSU Agribusiness Club, Ag Systems Management Club, Celebration of Students Planning Committee, Alpha Zeta Partners, a CFAES Peer Mentor, and a CFAES Ambassador. Her career aspirations are to eventually be in a leadership/management position in the agricultural industry, potentially in ag finance. 

Meritorious Service to Students Award

Minister Aaron Hopkins
Associate Minister at the Family Missionary Baptist Church

Minister Aaron K. Hopkins is an Associate Minister at the Family Missionary Baptist Church on the South Side of Columbus. Through his community outreach, Minister Aaron recognized and met a need for food sovereignty efforts via the launch of South Side Family Farms (SSFF) in Columbus, Ohio. Since 2014, SSFF has been working to cultivate food sovereignty and wellness that heals bodies, souls, and minds. Through sustainable urban farming practices, SSFF addresses community food insecurity and provides a safe space for planting with the faith of fruit and nourishment. 

Outstanding Service to Students Award

Sarah Williams
Academic Program Coordinator, Student Success Experiences, Office of Academic Programs

In Sarah’s position as the Academic Program Coordinator for Student Success Experiences in CFAES, she coordinates the CFAES Peer Mentor Program, CFAES Learning Community, Kellogg-Moser Learning Community, first-year experience programming including welcome events for new students and the FAES 1100 course, and serves as co-advisor for the CFAES Student Council. She is from Wilmington, Ohio and has two degrees from OSU: Bachelor of Science in Agriculture and Master of Science in Plant Pathology. Sarah has worked for The Ohio State University, CFAES for 13.5 years