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Alltech Presents Humanitarian Award To ‘Lost Boy of Sudan’ Olympian Philanthropist

At this year’s Symposium, Alltech will be presenting the Alltech Humanitarian Award to Lopez Lomong, a South Sudanese-born American track and field athlete. One of the Lost Boys of Sudan, Lomong is a two-time Olympian in track and field and was the flag bearer for the United States during the 2008 Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony. He partnered with World Vision to form 4 South Sudan, a foundation dedicated to bringing clean water, education, health care and nutrition to the people of South Sudan.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – A South Sudanese-born American track and field athlete, Lopez Lomong, will be the recipient of Alltech’s 2014 Humanitarian Award. Alltech, a global leader in animal health and nutrition, will honor the Olympian and philanthropist at “What If?” the 30th Annual Alltech International Symposium in Lexington, Kentucky, USA, from May 18-21. 

Alltech Honors Norman Borlaug with 2014 Medal of Excellence

Alltech announced that the 2014 Medal of Excellence Award recipient is Dr. Norman Borlaug. The award will be accepted posthumously by Borlaug’s granddaughter, Julie Borlaug Larson, at “What If?” the 30th Annual Alltech International Symposium in Lexington, Kentucky, USA, from May 18-21.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – The father of the Green Revolution and one of agriculture's greatest spokespeople, Dr. Norman Borlaug, will be the recipient of Alltech’s 2014 Medal of Excellence. Alltech, a global leader in animal health and nutrition, will present the posthumous award to Borlaug’s granddaughter, Julie Borlaug Larson, at “What If?” the 30th Annual Alltech International Symposium in Lexington, Kentucky, USA, from May 18-21. 

Three Equestrian Journalists to Travel to Normandy Through Alltech Hoof Beats Media Competition

Lesley Ward, Hoofbeats Winner, with Dr. Pearse Lyons and Norman at the Alltech Press Dinner.
[CAEN, France] – Three exceptional journalists, including two Americans, will soon see the lush farmland, dramatic coastline and historic landmarks of the Normandy region when they cover the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy this summer, having been named recipients of the Alltech “Hoof Beats” media awards. Members of the International Alliance of Equestrian Journalists (IAEJ) and Alltech officials selected Hoof Beats winners from a pool of international finalists.

FuturFry Concept Wins University of Louisville the 2014 Alltech Innovation Competition

Founded in 1980 by Dr. Pearse Lyons, Alltech improves the health and performance of people, animals and plants through natural nutrition and scientific innovation. With more than 3,000 employees and a presence in 128 countries, the company has developed a strong regional presence in Europe, North America, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. For further information, visit www.alltech.com. For media assets, visit www.alltech.com/press.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Derby, bourbon and fried chicken are synonymous with Kentucky to many people internationally, and it was an idea capitalizing on the fried chicken cooking method and Kentucky’s prowess in the restaurant industry that took home first place and $10,000 in the second annual Alltech Innovation Competition. The event drew business venture ideas from eight Kentucky universities.

Media Advisory: Eight Universities Set to Battle Saturday in Alltech Innovation Competition

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WHAT:  In 2013, three Kentucky universities rose to Alltech President Dr. Pearse Lyons’ challenge – for $20,000, which school team could put forward the best plan for creating jobs in the Commonwealth, particularly Eastern Kentucky.

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