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Fort Wayne, IN 2008 CONVENTION
June 12 - 14, 2008

         Click to view your choice of Awards or scroll thru list:
          Note: Some winners to be posted later as available.

    Beautification Award (Home Garden)   Newsletters  
   Beautification Award (Organization)     Photography  
   Creativity Award                                   Scholarship Awards  
   Environmental & Conservation             Service Club Awards
   Gardening from the Heart                     Silver Medal

 George Spader Award                          Spade Club Awards             
   Honor Clubs                                          Trowel Club Awards
   Johnny Appleseed Award                     
Beautification Awards (Home Garden): 2008
       Maintained by member and family 

Beautification Award (Organization): 2008


Creativity Award:
        No Award in 2008

Environmental & Conservation Achievement Award:
         No Award in 2008

Gardening from the Heart:
          No Award in 2008

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George Spader Award:
       For the greatest percent increase in membership over the
       previous year:
       No Award in 2008

  Honor Clubs:
  Membership increase information was not presented at the 2008 convention.
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Johnny Appleseed Award
          No Award in 2008 

2008 Newsletter awards are here:

               Newsletter    Club or Region    Editor

Class A Club Award:   (101 + members)
   1st place:   TBA                   
Class B Club Award:    (51-100 members)                    
   1st place:    TBA

   2nd place:   TBA

   3rd place:    TBA

Class C Club Award:     (Up to 50 members)
    1st place:   TBA
    2nd place:   TBA

    3rd place:    TBA


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Best of Show Winners - 2008
   Best of Show:       Richard Quataert    MGC Rochester
                                Dicentra, Bleeding Heart            
   1st  Runner-up:     Sherrill Lynch     Member at Large, Countryside, IL
                                Hemerocallis, Daylily
   2nd  Runner-up:    Arabella Dane   Member at Large (AHS), Center Harbor, NH
                                Paphiopedilum, Orchid
   Sweepstakes Winner:  Sherrill Lynch     Member at Large, Countryside, IL
                                        total score:  262               
Click here to View Photos: Photography Competition Winners            

Scholarship Awards: 2008
     Candidate                     Affiliation                          Sponsor
 Karlyn Ruth Green           Ohio State University               MGC Akron
 Corrine M. DePue            Ohio State University, ATI        MGC Akron
 Jenny Lou Barnett           Ohio State University, ATI        MGC Akron
 Steven Robert Haba        Ohio State University                MGC Akron
 Douglas Schuster            Ohio State University, ATI         MGC Akron

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 Service Club Awards:

This list was not presented at the 2008 National Convention


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   Spade Club Awards:
  For recruiting the most new members:
          These Awards were not presented at the 2008 Convention.

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     Trowel Club Awards:
For recruiting new members who renew for a 2nd year.
           These Awards were not presented at the 2008 Convention.


Silver Medal:
     Recognition for a member of TGOA/MGCA who has rendered
     outstanding service to the national organization, The 
     Gardeners of America, Inc. / The Men's Garden Clubs of
     America, Inc.
             This Award was not presented at the 2008 Convention.

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