Josh Gordon of Garden City earned the New Employee of the Year award at Servi-Tech’s annual Professional Development Conference in Kearney, Neb., in January.

Gordon started working for Servi-Tech full-time in October 2017, and also completed an internship at Servi-Tech prior to that.

Gordon scouts corn, wheat, soybeans, sorghum and cotton in southwest Kansas. He also has scouted corn and soybeans in Texas for Servi-Tech.

To receive the New Employee of the Year award, an agronomist must have started employment with Servi-Tech in the last 18 months; made an extraordinary contribution to the welfare and development of Servi-Tech; exhibit innovation and integrity; demonstrate teamwork qualities, which benefit the company; and set an outstanding example for other employees to follow.