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Cornhusker Economics, May 17, 2017, agecon.unl.edu/cornhuskereconomics
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln National Agri- Marketing Association (NAMA) chapter concluded a successful year at the NAMA annual conference. The chapter brought home three awards, a chapter performance award for chapter communications, fourth place outstanding student chapter and fifth place in the John Deere Signature Award competition. Chapter performance award judges praised Nebraska NAMA's collaboration with the University of São Paulo. Students from São Paulo joined Nebraska students each week to work on developing the marketing plan for the competition. The John Deere award is given to student chapters based on business knowledge, academic excellence, leadership development and community citizenship. Students also received recognition for selling the most fundraising raffle tickets. Freshmen member Allison Brockman won an Agribusiness Educational Foundation scholarship.