2012 Outstanding Senior


Philip Bachman was recognized for outstanding academics, extracurricular activities, work experience, and communication skills by the Ag Alumni Society with the 2012 Outstanding Senior Award.

Bachman was instrumental in establishing his family’s business. He and his family operate God’s Country Creamery, making artisan cheeses from milk provided by their small dairy herd in Potter County.

A consistent dean’s list student, Bachman has balanced academics with outstanding leadership as a member of the Penn State Dairy Science Club, serving as president for 2011. He has won recognition for outstanding scholarship from the American Dairy Science Association and American Society of Animal Science.

After graduation, he returned home to maintain the family dairy herd and cheese-making operations.