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Davis Receives National Designer of the Year

Posted Aug. 24, 2018

ARDMORE, Okla. — Noble Research Institute Creative Manager Rachael Davis received the 2018 American Agricultural Editors' Association (AAEA) Designer of the Year award at this year's conference in Scottsdale, Arizona.

This annual award recognizes the top graphic designer in the agricultural industry. The Designer of the Year must demonstrate fresh, relevant and innovative approach to his/her work related to agriculture graphic design and publications.

"Being selected as the nation's best designer is a landmark accomplishment," said Adam Calaway, Noble Research Institute director of communications and public relations. "Rachael's design is bold and distinctive, clean and progressive. Our publications and graphic design elements have been transformed by the quality of her design. She is a master of her craft and we are so proud of her."

Davis has more than 14 years of professional experience in graphic design and marketing. Davis leads the graphic design, web and photography team within the Noble Research Institute's department of communications.

"I am honored to be recognized by the AAEA community and my peers. This is a career milestone and one that I truly appreciate," Davis said. "I enjoy sharing the Noble story, the work we do as a creative team and advancing agriculture."

As part of the Noble team, Davis has received more than 30 state and national awards.


Rachael Davis, AAEA Designer of the YearNoble Research Institute Creative Manager Rachael Davis received the 2018 American Agricultural Editors’ Association Designer of the Year award at this year’s conference in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Noble Research Institute, LLC (www.noble.org) is an independent nonprofit agricultural research organization dedicated to delivering solutions to great agricultural challenges. Headquartered in Ardmore, Oklahoma, the Noble Research Institute conducts fundamental, translational and applied research; offers no-cost consultation and education to farmers, ranchers and land managers; operates seven research and demonstration farms; and educates students of all ages about science and agriculture. The Noble Research Institute was founded by Lloyd Noble, an Oklahoma oilman and philanthropist, in 1945 as The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation to advance agriculture and land stewardship.

For media inquiries concerning the Noble Research Institute, please contact:
J. Adam Calaway, Director of Communications and Public Relations
580-224-6209 | 580-224-6208 fax

Robyn Peterson, Public Relations Coordinator

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