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					List of Awards, Honors, and Significant Leadership Recognition in Plant Sciences, ~2000 - 2009

       Name                          Award                                               Competition     Year
       Faculty/Staff              
       Albrecht, Mary                Fellow, American Society of Horticultural           National
                                      Science Award
       Allen, Fred                   Outstanding Service Award, Southern                 Regional        2006
                                      Coordinating Committee - 33 (SCC-33).
       Augé, Robert                  Board of Directors, International Mycorrhizal       International
                                      Society
       Augé, Robert                  National Technical Advisory Committee, U.S.         National
                                      Department of Energy
       Bates, Gary                   Excellence in Extension, UT. Chapter                Regional        2009
                                      gamma Sigma Delta
       Bates, Gary                   Board of Directors, American Forage and             National
                                      Grassland Council
       Bates, Gary                   Early Career Award, Epsilon Sigma Phi               Institute
       Bates, Gary                   Outstanding Educational Material (Pasture for       National
                                      Horses), American Society of Agronomy
       Bates, Gary                   Merit Award, American Forage and Grassland          National
                                      Council
       Brawley, Patricia             Mildred Pendergrass Award for Professional          Institute
                                      Staff, UTIA
       Brosnan, Jim                  Named Tennessee Turfgrass Professional of the       Regional        2011
                                      Year by TTA
       Breeden, Greg                 Cavender Award for Best Educational Publication     Institute
       Charron, Craig                Winner of the Professional/Academic Award for       Institute       2005
                                      Outstanding Service
       Conger, Bob                   Editor, Critical Reviews in Plant Science           International
       Conger, Bob                   Lifetime Achievement Award, Plant Sciences          International
                                      Section, Society for In Vitro Biology
       Conger, Bob                   Honored Alumni Award, Department of Soil and        University
                                      Crop Sciences, Colorado State University
       Crockett, Janice              Extension Non-Exempt Program Award of               University      2009
                                      Excellence, UT Extension
       Faust, Jim                    Ornamentals Publication Award, American             National
                                      Society for Horticultural Science
       Fribourg, Henry               Distinguished Grasslander Award from the            National
                                      American Forage and Grassland Council
       Gwathmey, Owen                Cavender Award for Best Research Publication        Institute
       Hamilton, Sue                 2007 All-America Selections Exemplary               National
                                      Education Award for Blooms Days Garden
                                      Festival and Marketplace
Hamilton, Sue        William T. Miles Memorial Award for                 Regional     2005
                      Community Service
Hamilton, Sue        Academic Award, Perennial Plant Association         National
Hamilton, Sue        Teaching Award of Merit, Gamma Sigma Delta          Institute
Hamilton, Sue        Women of Achievement Award                          University
Hamilton, Sue        TN Dept of Agriculture, Division of Forestry:       State
                      Level 3 Arboretum (UT Gardens)
Hayes, Bob           Past-President, Southern Weed Science Society       Regional
Hayes, Bob           Progressive Farmer Magazine Man of the Year in      Regional
                      Service to Tennessee Agriculture
Hayes, Bob           Distinguished Service Award, Southern Weed          Regional
                      Science Society
Hayes, Bob           Cavender Award for Best Research Publication        Institute
Hayes, Bob           Research Impact Award                               Institute
Hayes, Bob           Fellow, Weed Science Society of America             National
Kitts, Sandy         E.J. Chapman Service Award                          Institute    2004
Kopsell, Dean        Awarded CAST Academy of Achievement by              Regional     2011
                      Illinois State
Kopsell, Dean        Excellence in Research Award of Merit UT.           Regional     2010
                      Chapter Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society of
                      Agriculture
Kopsell, Dean        T. J. Whatley Young Scientist Award for             Institute    2009
                      Outstanding Service
Main, Chris          Awarded 2011 Cotton Specialist of the Year          Regional     2011
Menendez, Garry      Recognition for urban vegetable garden design       Local        2011
                      behind Salvation Army Headquarters.
Menendez, Garry      Alumni Teaching Award                               University
Menendez, Garry      William T. Miles Memorial Award for                 Regional
                      Community Service
Menendez, Garry      Overton Faculty Award of Merit                      Institute
Menendez, Garry      Chancellor’s Citation for Excellence in Advising    Institute    2010
Menendez, Garry      2010 Orchid award for the landscape design at the   Knoxville    2010
                      Knoxville Public Defender’s Building for
                      progressive environmental practices and aesthetic
                      beauty.
Miller, Bob          Research Impact Award                               Institute    2004
Mueller, Tom         Newsletter Editor, Southern Weed Science            Regional
                      Society
Mueller, Tom         Outstanding Young Weed Scientist - Southern         National
                      Weed Science Society
Mueller, Tom         Outstanding Educator Award, Southern Weed           Regional     2007
                      Science Society.
Mueller, Tom         Associate Editor - Weed Science                     National
Mueller, Tom          Member of the U.S. Environmental Protection       National
                       Agency Science Advisory Board’s Ecological
                       Processes and Effects Committee
Mueller, Tom          Secretary/Treasurer, Southern Weed Science        Regional
                       Society
Mueller, Tom          Finance Committee, Southern Weed Science          Regional
                       Society
Mueller, Tom          Executive Board Member, Southern Weed             Regional
                       Science Society
Mueller, Tom          Distinguished Service Award, Southern Weed        Regional     2008
                       Science Society
Ott, Richard          ALCA Lifetime Leadership Award                    National
Pantalone, Vince      University of Tennessee B. Otto and Kathleen      University   2006
                       Wheeley Award for Excellence In Technology
                       Transfer.

Pantalone, Vince      Archer Daniels Midland Award for Best Paper in    National     2005
                       Chemistry/Nutrition.
Pantalone, Vince      TAES Research Impact Award.                       Experiment   2005
                                                                         Station
Pantalone, Vince      Gamma Sigma Delta Excellence in Research          College      2004
                       Award.
Pantalone, Vince      T. J. Whatley Distinguished Young Scientist       Institute    2004
                       Award.
Pantalone, Vince      Science Alliance Award.                           University   2001
Pantalone, Vince      American Oil Chemists' Society Outstanding        National     1999
                       Technical Presentation Award.
Pantalone, Vince      American Oil Chemists' Society Outstanding        National     1998
                       Technical Presentation Award.
Rhodes, Neil          Outstanding Extension Weed Scientist Award        National
                       from the Weed Science Society of America
Rhodes, Neil          Extension Award of Merit, Gamma Sigma Delta       Institute
Robinson, Darren      Extension Publication Award, Southern Region of   Regional
                       the American Society of Horticultural Science
Rogers, Sam           University of Tennessee Faculty Environmental     University   2011
                       Leadership Award
Rogers, Sam           Overton Faculty Merit Award.                      College      2007
Samples, Tom          Cavender Award for Best Educational Publication   Institute    2009
Sams, Carl            NACTA Teaching Award of Merit.                    Regional     2004
Sams, Carl            W.S. Overton Faculty Merit Award for Teaching.    College      2004
Sams, Carl            Fellow American Society for Horticultural         National
                       Science
Sams, Carl            Research Citation, Provost’s Awards Banquet       University
Sams, Carl            Austin Distinguished Professor                    University
Sorochan, John            E. R. “Prof” Lidvall Outstanding Teaching Award         Institute       2011
Sorochan, John            Dr. William H. Daniel Award by Sports Turf              National        2011
                           Managers Association
Sorochan, John            Outstanding Faculty Member                              Institue        2011
Sorochan, John            Cavender Award for Best Educational Publication         Institute       2009
Sorochan, John            Turfgrass Professional of the Year.                     State           2005
Starman, Terri            Outstanding Reviewer Award, American Society            National
                           for Horticultural Science
Steckel, Larry            Cavender Award for Best Educational Publication         Institute       2004
Stewart, Neal             Editorial Board: Trends in Plant Science                International
Straw, Allen              Specialist of the Year, TAAA&S, Cumberland              State
                           District
Trigiano, Robert          Educational Paper Award, American Society for           National
                           Horticultural Science
Trigiano, Robert          Distinguished Research Award, Southern Region           Regional
                           American Society for Horticultural Science
Trigiano, Robert          Dogwood Team: Gamma Sigma Delta Award                   Institute
Walker, Cynthia           Mildred Pendergrass award for Outstanding               Institute       2009
                           Service.
Walker, David             Mildred Pendergrass award for Outstanding               Institute       2007
                           Service.
Williams, Donald          Excellence in Advising Award                            University
Williams, Donald          Keep Knoxville Beautiful Hall of Fame Award             City
Williams, Donald          Chancellors Award for Excellence in Advising            University
Williams, Donald          University of Tennessee Macebearer                      University
Wszelaki, Annette         Cavender Outstanding Award for best Publication         Institute       2011

Students/Alumni        
Team: Lucas               Finished in the top ten (9th) for the first time ever   National        2009
Freshour, Miller           in the Golf Course Superintendent’s Association
Johnston, Jimmy            of America’s 15th annual Collegiate Turf Bowl.
Humston and Sean
Elverd.
Team: Lucas               2nd place in the National Sports Turf Managers          National        2009
Graham, Marty              Association (STMA) Student Challenge.
Wallace, Lucas
Freshour, and Sean
Elverd.
Team: Stuart Morris,      First Place Student Challenge - Undergraduate           National        2007
Lucas Freshour,            Competition: Sports Turf Managers Association's
Tyler Mittlesteadt,        Annual Conference and Exhibition
and Will Jellicorse
Team: Matt Cutulle,       placed 5th overall at the Annual Summer Weeds           Regional        2007
Jay McCurdy,               Contest, Southern Weed Science Society Annual
Dustin Lewis, Drew         Meeting.
Ellis, Dennis Jones
Abney, Kristin            First Place in the graduate student poster         Regional        2009
                          competition organized by the Herbs, Spices, and
                          Medicinal Plants Working Group (HSMP) of the
                          American Society for Horticultural Science and
                          sponsored by The Coca-Cola Company
Barnett, Kelly Anna      First place in the PhD oral paper division, and     Regional        2011
                          received a $200 dollar award at the Southern
                          Weed Sciences Society Meeting.
Barnett, Kelly Anna      Receiving the J. Wallace & Katie Dean Multi-        University
                          Year Graduate Fellowship (4 year Fellowship)


Borst, Steve             Second place award in the Ph.D. paper division at   Regional
                          the Southern Weed Science Society meeting
Broughton, Sarah         Cavender Outstanding Award for best Publication     Institute       2011
Bryant, Lara             Outstanding Junior Award                            College
Burris, Jason            SIVB Student Fellowship                             National
Burris, Kellie           International Symposium on Spectral                 International   2010
                          Sensing Research (2010-ISSSR) Conference
                          awarded financial support for attending the
                          2010 ISSSR Conference June 21-June 24,
                          2010 in Springfield, MO.
Burris, Kellie           Best Student Poster Presentation. 2009              National        2009
                          NANO-DDS Conference.
Charron, Craig           Award for Excellence in Doctoral Research &         National
                          Writing, American Society for Horticultural
                          Science
Charron, Craig           Winner of the Professional/Academic Award for       Institute       2005
                          Outstanding Service.
Clement, Jenny           First Place, Student Poster Competition, Belteide   Regional        2006
                          Cotton Conference.
Conlon, Susan            Perennial Plant Association's Young Professional    National        2005
                          Award
Conlon, Susan            Chancelor's Citation.                               University      2006
Elverd, Sean             First Place Winner of the GCSAA Scholars            National        2009
                          Program Scholarship.
Friedmann, Valerie       Exhibition of Undergraduate Research and            College,        2007
                          Creative Achievement Award.                         University
Froning, Melinda         Greenhouse Product News Fellowship Award            National
Gobrecht, Adam           One of three award winners representing the         National        2009
                          College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural
                          Resources at the recent Exhibition of
                          Undergraduate Research and Creative
                          Achievement
Hannahan, Heather        Student Presentation Award, International           International
                          Science and Engineering Fair
Harvey, Stephanie        First place paper, Ph.D. student competition,       Regional
                          Southern Region, American Society for
                          Horticultural Science
Harvey, Stephanie      Hilton A. Smith Fellowship Award                     University
Harvey, Stephanie      Graduate Student Poster Award, American              National
                        Society for Horticultural Science
Clements, Jenny          Graduate Student Poster Award, Beltwide            Regional        2005
                        Cotton Conference (San Antonio)
Hyten, Jr., David      Graduate Student of Extraordinary Professional       Institute
                        Promise, Provost’s Award Banquet
Hyten, Jr., David      Outstanding Technical Paper Award,                   National
                        Biotechnology Division, American Oil Chemists
                        Society
Johnson, Richard       First Place, Graduate Student Poster Competition,    Regional        2006
                        ASA meetings, Southern Regional Branch.
Kauffman, John         First place in the Crop Science Society of           International   2009
Matthew                 America C5 Turfgrass Division Poster
                        Competition in the Industry Category at the ASA-
                        SSSA-CSSA 2009 International Meetings in
                        Pittsburg, PA. Nov. 1-5.
Lewis, Dustin           1st place in the Masters Student Oral/Paper         National        2009
                        competition at the 62nd Southern Weed Science
                        Society of America (SWSSA) Conference in
                        Orlando, FL
Lewis, Dustin           1st Place for the Outstanding Graduate Student      National        2009
                        Oral Presentation at the 63rd Annual Northeastern
                        Weed Science Society in Baltimore, MD. Dustin
                        also placed 2nd for his photo submission.
Lewis, Dustin          2nd place, poster presentation, Crop Science         National
                        Society of America (CSSA) Annual Conference
                        Section 5: Turfgrass
Lewis, Dustin          2nd place in the MS poster division at the           Regional
                        Southern Weed Science Society meeting
Lewis, Dustin          Outstanding Undergraduate Horticulture Student,      University      2007
                        American Society for Horticultural Science.
Lyons, Martin          Outstanding Graduate Student Paper, American         National
                        Society for Horticultural Science
Main, Chris            Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Tennessee        State
                        Agricultural Production Association
Malone, Hollis         Distinguished Alumni Award from the College of       College         2006
                        Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.
Martin, Lindsay        Top Graduate (highest GPA) in the College of         College         2005
                        Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources, fall
                        graduating class
Moon, Hong S.          Chancellor’s Citation for Extraordinary              Institue        2011
                        Professional Promise
Moon, Hong S.          Winner of the Inaugural Ivan Racheff Chair of        College         2010
                        Excellence Best Paper of the Year Award
McCurdy, Jay           2nd place, oral presentation, Crop Science Society   National
                        of America (CSSA) Annual Conference Section
                        5: Turfgrass
McCurdy, Jay            1st place in the MS paper division at the Southern   Regional
                         Weed Science Society meeting
Nyinyi, Catherine       3rd place winner, Biotechnology Student              National     2007
                         Excellence Award
Owen, Lucas             1st place in poster division at the Southern Weed    Regional
                         Science Society
Panthee, Dilip          First place paper, Biotechnology division,           National     2005
                         American Oil Chemists’ Society.
Pierson, Christina      American Society of Horticultural Science            State        2005
                         Outstanding Undergraduate Student
Petty, Michael          Gamma Sigma Delta Outstanding Sophomore              College      2006
                         Award.
Pulte, Andy             Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award.       College      2007
Reddon, Larry           Alumni Council Distinguished Alumnus Award           College
Russell, Ryan           Collegiate Branch Poster Award, American             National
                         Society for Horticultural Science
Seals, Linda            Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award of       College
                         Merit
Shadow, Don             Alumni Council Distinguished Alumnus Award           College
Sharp, Morgan           Chancellor’s Citation for Extraordinary              Institute    2011
                         Professional Promise
Stokes, Yamika          Second Place, Graduate Student Poster                National
                         Competition; Minorities in Agriculture, National
                         Resources, and Related Sciences
Stokes, Yamika          Third Place, Graduate Student Oral Competition;      National
                         Minorities in Agriculture; Natural Resources, and
                         Related Sciences
Smith, Emily            Chancelor's Citation.                                University   2006
Smith, Jennifer         College of Agriculteral Sciences and Natural         College      2010
                         Resources Distinguished Alumnus Award
Smith, Sarah            Outstanding Undergraduate Horticulture Student,      University
                         American Society for Horticultural Science. 2006
Thoms, Adam             Sports Turf Managers Association Watson              National     2007
                         Scholarship
Toler, Heather          Second place paper, M.S. student competition,        Regional
                         Southern Region American Society for
                         Horticultural Science
Turner, Marci           Edith Cummings Munson Golf Award                     National     2007
                         (=Academic All-American, National Golf
                         Coaches Association).
Javier vargas           Awarded the T.V.O.S harry and Lora Westcott          Regional     2011
                         Scholorship
Javier Vargas           Was awarded second  place in the MS oral             Regional     2011
                         paper division, and received a $100
                         dollar award at the Southern Weed
                         Sciences Society Meeting
Warren, Lena      First place paper, M.S. student competition,   Regional
                   Southern Region American Society for
                   Horticultural Science
Warren, Lena      Graduate Student Poster Award, International   International
                   Society for Horticultural Science

				
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