Spirit of Ruth Award

Recognize a Fellow Alumna – Spirit of Ruth Award

The Spirit of Ruth Award was created to recognize Sigma Alpha Alumnae who
embody the spirit of Ruth through active involvement, leadership, and commitment
to the field of agriculture.

Recipients of this award demonstrate the ideals of Sigma Alpha by living the four
pillars: Scholarship, Leadership, Fellowship, and Service in their personal and/or
professional lives.

Application Information

Applications Open

Applications Close

Number of Awards

April 15, 2019

October 31, 2019

Four (one per Leadership Seminar)

Requirements

  • Must be able to attend one Leadership Seminar (travel, accommodations and registration will be provided)
  • Sigma Alpha Alumna in good standing
  • Must demonstrate the four pillars in personal and/or professional life
  • Preference will be given to alumnae aged 30 years old or older to promote the lifelong bonds of sisterhood
  • Active in the agriculture industry, personally or professionally

Jennifer Chandler Gish, Alpha Upsilon
Michelle Wall, Upsilon
Michaele Wiegert, Beta
Elizabeth Pugh Farrell, Alpha Theta

  • I love Sigma Alpha because of all the professional growth I have personally experienced within my membership both collegiate and alumna!

    Megan Lutrick
  • I love Sigma Alpha because it’s given me opportunities I didn’t know existed and has been a key player in shaping me into the professional I am today!

    Jordan Bonham
  • I love Sigma Alpha because every one is so supportive and passionate. There is nothing better than seeing other sisters making a difference and striving to be their best

    Lisa Ecker
Ann MollSpirit of Ruth