Albuquerque Alumnus Receives Young Professional Award from Department of Agriculture/Environment

for immediate release Nov. 7, 1997

Philip Berry of Albuquerque recently received the 1997-98 Young Professional Award at the Homecoming Banquet for Abilene Christian University's Department of Agriculture and Environment.

This annual award is given to an alumnus, who has graduated within the past 10 years, for his or her achievements and accomplishments in the community, church and agriculture field.

Berry, who received his bachelor's degree in range science from ACU in 1990, works as a biologist/soil scientist for the engineering and science firm, METRIC Corporation. He is responsible for a variety of activities including range reclamation, revegetation, ground and surface water hydrology studies, monitoring wells, and the preparation of various reports and budgets.

In 1992, he received a master's degree in range science from New Mexico State University, where he also worked as a graduate assistant and lab instructor. Berry is a member of the Society for Range Management, the Gamma Sigma Delta honor society and the Delta Tau Alpha Agricultural Honor Society.

He and his wife, Renee, have two children, Joshua and Caleb. They attend Rio Rancho Church of Christ, where he serves as a deacon and works with the youth.

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