The Henry G. Bennett Distinguished Service Award

 

His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie

Haile Selassie

His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie
Dr. Oliver S. Willham
Dr. George F. Gant

Three men who have demonstrated their concern for the welfare of human beings everywhere and values to be gained by education to improve agricultural, economic, cultural, and social levels of mankind.

His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie I provided wise and benevolent leadership in developing the potentials of the great country of Ethiopia and lent invaluable assistance to the late Dr. Bennett and Oklahoma State University personnel who participated in the Ethiopian program.

Year of Award: 1970