Deanne Lahaie-Noll was recently recognized for her efforts on the National Science Foundation funded Regional Class Research Vessel (RCRV) construction project. This is one of the largest procurements in OSU history and Deanne is the dedicated Contract Officer on this project. At the National Association of Educational Procurement annual meeting in Orlando, Deanne was awarded the Distinguished Service Award. This award recognizes members who have provided extraordinary service to their institutions, the higher education community, the Association or the procurement profession. Deanne’s exemplary service working on the RCRV project was acknowledged in being selected for this award. Great job Deanne!