Hall of Fame Chairback Recipients
2020 Eddie Sims
2019 Don Gill
Brilliant yet modest, Dr. Gill was a visionary nutritionist with a legendary reputation as educator and scientist. He pioneered using computers in cattle management, developed integrated preconditioning programs and led innovative national symposia. During his 35-year career at OSU, he became respected by beef producers in Oklahoma and across the U.S. as the best among the best.
2018 Bob Wettemann
A model individual, family man, and faculty member; a caring and committed scholar, mentor and role model for trainees; a believer in science and the scientific method; an unwavering protector of scientific integrity; a committed teacher; an inspirational leader; an advocate and supporter of the livestock industry. Dr. Wettemann embodies excellence as a scholar, mentor, colleague, role model and friend who advanced knowledge in the field of animal science.
2018 Gerald Horn
Genuine; Modest; Courteous; Kind; Principled; Meticulous; Articulate; Witty;
Acclaimed scientist; Respected educator; Trusted advisor; Industry influencer; Leader by example; worked selflessly for the good of the Department and the Oklahoma Beef Cattle and Wheat Industries. The consummate professional, Dr. Horn personifies the best as a caring mentor, admired colleague, devoted husband and father, and loyal friend.
2017 Don Wagner
True gentleman • Modest and considerate • Principled and fair
Soft-spoken yet forthright
Acclaimed teacher • Prolific scientist • Revered mentor • Respected peer
• Consensus builder • Industry advocate •Influential spokesperson