Soaring Eagle Awards

Honoring leaders within MIF, NCI and IICA for their overall contributions to the dairy industry

The Soaring Eagle award recognizes the extraordinary service of leaders in the dairy industry and those who have provided exemplary leadership to IDFA, the International Ice Cream Association, the Milk Industry Foundation and the National Cheese Institute.

IDFA presented 2017 Soaring Eagle Awards to two outgoing officers: Ron Dunford, who recently retired as president of Schreiber US, and Rachel Kyllo, senior vice president, innovation and growth, Kemps LLC. The awards were presented during IDFA's board meeting in October.  

Previous recipients of the IDFA Soaring Eagle Award: