American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers

Awards & Landmarks
Go Forgot Username/Password?

Roger R. & Laura M. Yoerger Preprofessional Engineer of the Year Award


2017 Recipient - Christian Ley
Oklahoma State University


Past Recipients of the Award

Recognizes an outstanding preprofessional undergraduate student who has completed a minimum of two years of his/her undergraduate program of study in the field of agricultural and/or biological Engineering. The academic program must be accredited by either ABET or CEAB.

The award acknowledges and recognizes an outstanding undergraduate engineer who has excelled scholastically and has been a leader in the local, regional and international communities as shown by their activities and offices held at each level. The candidate who receives this award should also have expressed their desire to be actively involved in ASABE.

The award shall consist of a circular obelisk and globe with engraved plate and a complimentary Annual International Meeting registration.

Eligibility: The undergraduate ASABE student member, must have completed at least two full years of undergraduate study. The student must not have graduated with their undergraduate degree at the time of award nomination (October 31 annually), which allows students graduating in December of the nomination year to receive the award. Recipient must be willing to be in attendance at the Awards Program during the Annual International Meeting to receive the award.

Submission Deadline: October 31

Nomination Instructions: The award nomination form, Candidate Data Form (below) and 3-5 letters of support, one of which may be submitted by the department head of the nominee's school are to be submitted to the Awards Administrator in electronic format only. The letters of support may be included with the nomination form or sent separately. Each award candidate will be considered by the award committee only in the initial year the nomination was made.

Supplemental Information: The nominator shall request that the student candidate fill out the Candidate Data Form at the time the nomination process is started.

Candidate Data Form

Nomination Form

Award Committee Bylaws

ASABE's Latest On Twitter