2020 Annual Recognition Awards

2020 Annual Recognition Awards
Call For Nominations

Deadline: May 1, 2020

Nominations for 2020 APRES Awards are now being accepted. Nominations with supporting documentation should be sent to the Chair of the Award by May 1st. Recipients and winners will be announced at the July16th Business Meeting during the 2020 Annual Meeting being held July 14-16 at the Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas in Dallas, TX.

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Coyt T. Wilson Distinguished Service Award
The award recognizes an individual who best emulates Dr. Coyt T. Wilson who contributed freely of his time and service to APRES during its formative years. Active members with five years of membership and service to APRES in the area(s) of committee appointments, officer duties, editorial boards, or special assignments are eligible.
Award: $1,000 cash and recognition plaque
Chair:  danco@clemson.edu

APRES Fellow Award
Fellows are active members of the Society who have been nominated to receive the honor of fellowship by other active members, recommended by the Fellows Committee, and elected by the APRES Board of Directors. The nominee should have made outstanding contributions in an area of specialization whether in research, extension or administration and whether in public, commercial or private service activities.
Award: Plaque, Certificate, Recognition of Accomplishments entered into the Proceedings
Chair:  David Jordan  –  david_jordan@ncsu.edu

Corteva™ Agriscience Award for Excellence in Research
The award recognizes an individual or team for excellence in research­‐career performance or for an outstanding current research achievement of significant benefit to the peanut industry.
Award: $1000 cash, Plaque to the Individual or Team Leader, Certificates for Team Members
Chair:  Nick Dufault, University of Florida  –  nsdufault@ufl.edu

Corteva™ Agriscience Award for Excellence in Education
The award recognizes an individual or team for excellence in educational program­‐career performance or for an outstanding current research achievement of significant benefit to the peanut industry.
Award: $1000 cash, Plaque to the Individual or Team Leader, Certificates for Team Members
Chair:  Nick Dufault, University of Florida  –  nsdufault@ufl.edu

Additional APRES Awards

Bailey Award
The Bailey Award was established in honor of Wallace K. Bailey, an eminent peanut scientist and recognizes the best paper presented at the previous year’s Annual Meeting. All session papers presented by APRES members at the Annual Meeting are eligible. Nominations are selected based on the oral paper presentation at the previous year’s Annual Meeting, and final awards are made after critiquing submitted manuscripts.
Award: Bookends awarded to speaker; Additional Authors recognized in the Proceedings and APRES website
Chair:  Scott Monfort, University of Georgia –   smonfort@uga.edu
Joe Sugg Graduate Student Oral Presentation Competition
(Sponsored by North Carolina Peanut Growers Association)
Graduate student are invited to participate in the oral presentation competition. Interested students should submit an online abstract for consideration by March 31st.
Award: 1st Place=$500 2nd Place=$300 3rd Place=$200
Chair:  Bob Kemerait, University of Georgia  –  kemerait@uga.edu

National Peanut Board Graduate Student Poster Competition
Graduate student are invited to participate in a poster competition. Interested students should submit an online abstract for consideration by March 31st.
Award: 1st Place=$350+APRES Book   2nd Place=$150+APRES Book
Chair:  Bob Kemerait, University of Georgia  –  kemerait@uga.edu

Need help putting together a Nomination?

APRES has added a document to the website, which lists volunteer service of every APRES member e.g., Board member, Committee member, ad hoc Committee member, Peanut Science editor and associate editor, etc.  as well as the recipients of every award.  The document is password protected:  Peanuts#1

Thank you to Tom Whitaker who created this list and maintained it for years. 
In preparing this list for publication, errors may have occurred and we ask you to forward corrections to Kim Cutchins (kim.cutchins@apresinc.com). 

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