ESSM Awards & Merits 2013 Dr. Jason West receives 2013 Gail W. and David P. Marion ’65 Teaching Award It’s a pleasure to announce that Dr. Jason West was honored to receive the Gail W. and David P. Marion ’65 Teaching Award at the Fifty-Seventh Annual Convocation of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences last weekend. Please congratulate Dr. West for his outstanding graduate and undergraduate teaching activities in our department. His efforts to enhance our departmental teaching program have been exceptional and most appreciated by faculty and students alike. The Gail W. and David P. Marion ’65 Teaching Award is given in Memory of Dr. Richard C. Potts ’45, was a respected administrator and faculty member in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences who contributed to the success of Texas A&M University. The recipient is nominated by students to recognize professors who go above and beyond in the classroom. Read the full story at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences website.