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NATIONAL
AWARDS PRESENTED in 2013

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

    Beautification Award (Home Garden)    
   Beautification Award (Organization) 
   Certificate of Appreciation     
   Creativity Award
   Bill Hull Memorial Cup                                
   Environmental & Conservation            
   Gardening from the Heart                   

  
 George Spader Award                                      
   Honor Clubs                                         
   Johnny Appleseed Award 
    Newsletters 
    Photography                 
    Scholarship Awards     
    Service Club Awards       
    Silver Medal   
    Spade Awards    
    Spade Club Awards
    Trowel Awards
    Trowel Club Awards
    Woodson K. Jones Memorial Award
    Youth & Gardening Award

Beautification Awards
(Home Garden):

       Maintained by member and family 

Max & Gay Amon, Sunflower GOA, Kansas City, KS
 
Beautification Award (Organization):
No Award in 2013

Bill Hull Memorial Cup:
 

Certificate of Appreciation: 2013
 
Cheri Kessen,  Fort Wayne GOA
Frank Mitch, GOG Akron

Creativity Award:
        No Award in 2012

Environmental & Conservation
    
No Award in 2012
 Achievement Award:

         No Award in 2012
Gardening from the Heart:
          No Award in 2012

   
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George Spader Award: 2013
       For the greatest percent increase in membership over the previous year:

       Arlington Men's Garden Club, TX

  Honor Clubs:
  Membership increase information was not presented at the 2013 convention.
 
    
   
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Johnny Appleseed Award
          No Award in 2013

Newsletters: 2013
2012 Newsletter awards are here:

               Newsletter    Club or Region    Editor

 
Class A Club Award:   (50 + members)
     1st place:    The Germinator, MGC Youngstown
                      Editor: David A. Campana

    2nd place:   The Austin Gardiner, GCO Austin
                      Editor: Sandi Schmidt 

    3rd place:  The Tiller, GCO Green Bay
                      Editor: Shirley Winnes             
 
 
Class B Club Award:    (25 to 49 members)                    
   1st place:    Earthmen of Arlington, Arlington MGC
                      Editor: Richard Robledo

   2nd place:   No entries
 
   3rd place:   No entries

 
Class C Club Award:     (25 or less members)
    1st place:   Flora Flash, Fort Wayne GOA
                      Editor: Margaret M. Faley
                    
    2nd  place:  The Baileyan, Liberty Hyde Bailey GC
                       Editor: Arnaud Germain

    3rd place:  Sunflower Seedling, Sunflower GOA
                      Editor: Claudeane Craig

Region Newsletters:
    1st place:  No entries
                    

                                                  

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Photography: 2013
Best of Show Winners - 2013
   Best of Show:       Richard States   
                                Member MGC of Youngstown, OH
   Asdepias syriasa, milkweed pod
        
   1st  Runner-up:     Pat Meehan, Member
                                 Gardeners of Central Lake County, IL

   Robina pseudoacacia   Black Locust

   2nd  Runner-up:    Jerry Cleland, Member
                                 Gardeners of Central Lake County, IL
   Nymphaea  water lily (with frog)

   Sweepstakes Award:  Richard States   
                                Member MGC of Youngstown, OH
                                              
Click here to View Photos: Photography Competition Winners 

   
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Scholarship Awards: 2013
 Candidate                  University or College      
 Sponsor                   
 Joshua B. Henry             The Ohio State University   
 GOG Akron                    
 
 Amy Miller                        The Ohio State University
 GOG Akron
 
 Marie Arnold                    Agricultural Technical Institute,
 GOG Akron                     The Ohio State University
 
 Rychele White                 Agricultural Technical Institute,
 GOG Akron                     The Ohio State University

 Steven Ferullo                 Agricultural Technical Institute,
 GOG Akron                     The Ohio State University

   
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 Service Club Awards:

This list was not presented in 2013

     

   
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  Spade Awards: 2013
  For recruiting the most new members:
 
     Karen L. Clark - GOA Overland Park
     Billy Clark - Arlington MGC
     Gilbert Louk
     Ken Rueckert - Garden Club of Dallas
     Margaret Faley - Fort Wayne GOA
    
  

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 Spade Club Award: 2013
Recognition of club with most members qualifying for the Spade Award.
    No Award in 2013
 
 Trowel Awards:  2013
For recruiting new members who renew for a 2nd year.
     No Award in 2013
      

 Trowel Club Award: 2013
Recognition of club with most members qualifying for the Trowel Award.
    No Award in 2013
                             
 
Silver Medal: 2013
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.


John Kessen, past president of TGOA/MGCA
   
 
 
 
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Woodson K. Jones Memorial Award: 
To an affiliated TGOA/MGCA club in recognition of projects and outstanding service to the community and TGOA/MGCA.

 

Youth & Gardening Award: 2013

David E. Causer, MGC of Youngstown, OH
 

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