|Donaghy, right, receives Outstanding Alumnus award.|
NOVI, Mich. - Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences has honored Christopher Donaghy, owner and CEO of Residex, with a 2012 Outstanding Alumni Award.
The award is the highest honor the College of Agriculture Sciences and the Ag Alumni Society present to select alumni who have achieved notable professional achievements and have brought distinction to themselves, the college and the University. The award is designed to invite outstanding alumni leaders to the University to share their special expertise with students, faculty and administration of the College of Agricultural Sciences, according to Penn State.
A 1985 graduate with a bachelor's degree in entomology, Donaghy started as a service technician with Parsippany, N.J.-based Western Pest Services. In 1996, he moved to Western subsidiary Residex Corporation, where he rose through the ranks to become general manager.
“When I graduated from Penn State, it was a dream come true to finally hold a diploma and one from such a prestigious university," Donaghy said. "I carried my Penn State Pride into everything I pursued in my personal life and professional career."