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Abit Massey Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

 

Abit Massey Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Abit Massey, president emeritus of the Georgia Poultry Federation (left), was honored by USPOULTRY with the Harold E. Ford Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2012 International Poultry Expo in Atlanta. He was presented with the award by Harold E. Ford, past president of USPOULTRY and for whom the award was named.

ATRP wishes to congratulate longtime supporter Abit Massey, president emeritus of the Georgia Poultry Federation, on his being honored by the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) with the Harold E. Ford Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is presented to an individual whose dedication and leadership over the years have far exceeded the ordinary and impacted both the poultry industry and USPOULTRY in an exemplary manner.

“In addition to being recognized as a Georgia poultry industry icon, Abit is recognized as a leader in several fields, including the lobbying profession, association management field, and among collegiate supporters,” remarked Gary Cooper, immediate past chairman of USPOULTRY, during the award ceremony at the 2012 International Poultry Expo. “Abit is well respected and highly regarded within the industry; and his legacy will be acknowledged for many years to come.”