LANSING — Multiple Michigan State University students were recognized at the 2019 Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) annual meeting in Atlanta, Ga.
April Athnos, Simone Faas, and Megan Bellinger of MSU received a third-place finish in the Graduate Student Case Study Competition, an AAEA group contest that shows off case study skills.
In addition, MSU’s Vincenzina Caputo received the Sylvia Lane Mentor Fellowship, which encourages the academic and professional development of individuals interested in analyzing food, agricultural or natural resource issues for economic purposes.
In all, more than 1,400 participants attended the 2019 AAEA Annual Meeting, which took place on July 21-23 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis in Atlanta, Georgia. There, AAEA named five Fellows, four new appreciation clubs and winners of more than 30 awards.
AAEA is a leading professional association for agricultural and applied economists with 2,500 members in more than 60 countries.
For questions about the contest, contact Allison Scheetz in the AAEA Business Office. You can also learn more on the 2019 AAEA Annual Meeting Awards and Fellows Recognition page.
To see the rest of the award winners and fellowship nominees, visit here.