||2006 Henry A. Wallace Award from Iowa State University
College of Agriculture.
||2003 Gold Medal Award by the Oklahoma Horticulture
Society. "In recognition of your willingness to share your knowledge and
experience in horticulture to nursery professionals and to all American
||2003 Author's Award of Excellence, International
Society of Arboriculture, Feb. 2004. "In recognition for his significant
impact in the field of arboriculture through the publication of books,
articles, and technical papers".
||Sidney Meadows Award of Merit, presented by the Int.
Plant Propagator's Society, Oct. 9, 2000.
||Strathmore's Who's Who 1998. "Individuals who
have demonstrated leadership and achievement in their profession".
||Who's Who in Science and Engineering, The Marquis Who's
Who Publication Board. 1997.
||Distinguished Alumni Award, Neodesha Kansas High
||Fellow: International Plant Propagator's Society.
Nov. 3, 1993.
||President, International Plant
Propagator's Society, Southern Chapter. 1989.
||Program Chairman, International Plant
Propagator's Society, Southern Chapter. 1988.
||1988 Quill and Trowels Communication
Award for Specialty Book by Association of Garden
||Outstanding Industry Person, 1987,
Florida Nurserymen's Association.
||Slater Wight Memorial Award, 1986,
Southern Nurserymen's Association.
||Honorary Life Member, Oklahoma
Horticulture Society. 1986.
||Outstanding Oklahoma Nurseryman, 1985.
Oklahoma Nurserymen's Association.
||Nurseryman of the Month. Nursery
Business Magazine, March 1984.
||L.C. Chadwick Award. 1983. American
Association of Nurserymen for "superior teaching,
guidance, and motivation of students in the nursery and
landscape arts and sciences."
||Education and Research Committee, Inter.
Soc. of Arboriculture.
||Honorary Member, Oklahoma Nurserymen's
||Grand Review Board, Horticulture Res.
||Editorial Review Board: Journal of
Environmental Horticulture, Nursery Research Journal and
Journal of Arboriculture.
||Conference Discussion Session Moderator,
Southern Region International Plant Propagator's Society,
||Membership Committee, Southern Region
International Plant Propagator's Society, 1982- 1985.
||Review board, Horticulture Res. Inst.
For publication and grants, a division of the American
Assoc. of Nurserymen, 1980-present.
||Chairman Student Affairs Committee, OSU,
Faculty Council, 1979 & 1980.
||Special recognition and plaque presented
by the Oklahoma Nurserymen's Assoc., 1979 Annual
Convention for Research Relative to the Oklahoma Nursery
||Faculty Council. Elected to 3-year term,
||Faculty Council. Elected to 1-year term,
||Review Board, Nursery Res. Journal,
||Porter Henegar Award for "excellence in
research relative to the nursery industry", 1978.
||Honorary Life Membership, Tulsa
Nurserymen's Association, Tulsa, OK. 1978.
||Who's Who in the South and Southwest.
||Advisor, Undergraduate Student Research
Award Recipient. International Plant Propagator's
Society, December 1975. "In recognition of and
outstanding paper in the art and science of plant
||American Men of Science. Volume 12,
||Dictionary of International Biography,
Vol. IX, 1972.
||Award of Appreciation. Florida
Nurserymen and Grower's Association. 1971.
||Award of Appreciation. Florida
Nurserymen and Grower's Association. 1970.
||Speaker's Citation. Institute of
Sanitation Management Conf., Florida, 1970.
||"Call Him Doctor Now". The Florida
Nurseryman, 14:12, 1969.
||Personalities of the South. 1969
||Speaker's Club. Golf Course
Superintendent's Assoc. of America, 1968.
||Special award by Iowa State University
Horticulture club for voluntary service and support,
||Gamma Sigma Delta.
||Golf Course Superintendent's Association
of America Scholarship. 1966.
||Outstanding Horticulture Senior Award,
Kansas State University, 1964.
||Academic Honors, KSU, 1963.