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John Augspurger '77

Graduated from UK in 1980 with a BS in Agriculture Economics. While at 460 Hilltop, John served as House Manager and Grand Treasurer. 

After graduation, he was hired by Ralston Purina in their Commodity Trading group. He spent 24 years living in 10 different cities in numerous trading and management roles. His next stop was is Kansas City as Feed Ingredient Trading Manager with DeBruce Grain during a 10 year tenure. In 2014, he moved on to Livestock Nutrition Center where he helped grow the business from 5 feed mills to 18. 

Brother Augspurger will retire at the end of 2022 as part owner and VP of Operations. He has spent 25 years as Committee Chair in the National Grain and Feed Assn. 

John married Kappa Sigma Sweetheart, Shella, in 1979 and have 3 children, Kevin, Karen and Beta Nu brother, Derrick. 

Returning to 460 Hilltop for Derrick’s initiation is one of John’s finest memories. GO CATS!!