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May 05, 2009

Richardson honored at retirement

John Richardson
John Richardson, left, receives the Order of the Long Leaf Pine from Dr. Jim Flowers.

More than 140 friends, family members and N.C. State University colleagues gathered April 24 to recognize the career and achievements of Dr. John Richardson. Richardson is retiring as Agricultural Programs Accountability Manager and Extension Leader in the Department of Agricultural and Extension Education (AEE) in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

During the reception at the at the JC Raulston Arboretum’s McSwain Education Center, Richardson received the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, the highest civilian honor bestowed by the State of North Carolina. Dr. James L. Flowers, AEE Department head and host of the event, presented the award in recognition of Richardson’s 40-year career of service to the state and to N.C. State University.

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Posted by Natalie at May 5, 2009 03:44 PM