In the middle of a burglary trial in a small West Texas town, the 19-year-old defendant is asked by the district attorney if he was in town the night the crime occurred. On the front row of the courtroom, invested but not attached to the case, sat a local attorney and his young daughter. When the defendant responded, ‘No,’ the girl stood up and in a loud, confident manner said, ‘He’s lying!’”

Dr. Courtney Meyers has been described by her colleagues and students as a highly motivated individual who is passionate about what she does.

“I am a bit of a work horse,” said Meyers, associate professor and graduate studies coordinator for the Department of Agricultural Education and Communications at Texas Tech University. “I have a pretty strong work ethic, and I set high expectations for myself and my students.”

Beyond The Focal Point

He looks through the lens of his camera, sees his subject, looks back at his camera, changes a few settings and begins to create something special.

She has been called the hard-working woman who gets the job done. The sweet, quiet one who rises to the top. To others, she is passionate and kind. It is hard to find someone who encompasses all of those traits. However, recent program manager for undergraduate studies for the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Savannah Chambers does just that.