Novus International Inc. presented two prestigious awards — the Outstanding Scholar and Teaching Awards — to two professors of poultry science and nutrition, Dr. Craig N. Coon and Dr. Christopher D. McDaniel, at the Poultry Science Association annual meeting held in Athens, Ga.


Recipients of each award are recognized for their exceptional work both within and outside the classroom, along with their contributions to the poultry industry. Dr. Craig N. Coon was recognized as the 2012 Outstanding Scholar for his accomplishments during a 40-year career serving the poultry industry. Coon is a professor and poultry nutritionist in the Department of Animal Science at the University of Arkansas. Dr. Christopher D. McDaniel was presented with the 2012 Novus International Teaching Award. McDaniel is a professor and poultry scientist in the Department of Poultry Science at Mississippi State University.