RECOGNITION AWARD

Presented by the New Jersey Turfgrass Association in recognition of outstanding effort and accomplishment in pursuit of better turf, thereby contributing to the beautification of facilities, a greener world and a more attractive environment.

1976 - Dr. C. Reed Funk
Cook College, Rutgers University
1977 - Johnson & Johnson
New Brunswick, NJ
1978 - McCracken Funeral Home
Union, NJ
1979 - Bell Laboratories
New Jersey Facilities
1980 - Mercer County College
Hamilton Township, NJ
1981 - Prudential Insurance
Princeton Forrestal Center
1982 - Hoffman-LaRoche
Clifton, NJ
1983 - Union Township High School
Union Township, NJ
1984 - Mountain Ridge Country Club
West Caldwell, NJ
1985 - Dr. Bruce Clarke
Cook College, Rutgers University
1985 - William Dickson
Cook College, Rutgers University
1986 - Hominy Hill Golf Course
Monmouth County Park System
1987 - Morris County Park System
Morris County, NJ
1988 - Stuart L. Reed, Sr.
Reed Sod Farms
1989 - Carl Bosenberg
H. F. Bosenberg & Son
1990 - Frank J. Geijda
Plainfield, NJ, Board of Education
1991 - Stephen G. Cadenelli, CGCS
Metedeconk National Golf Club
1992 - Ray Cipperly
Middlesex County Vo-Tech High School
1993 - Joseph Flaherty, CGCS
Baltusrol Golf Club
1994 - NJSports & Exhibition Authority
World Cup of Soccer, Giants Stadium
1995 - Rutgers University Stadium Project
New Brunswick, NJ
1996 - Dr. James Murphy
Cook College, Rutgers University
1997 - Upper Montclair Country Club
Clifton, NJ
1998 - Lofts Seed/ABT
Winston-Salem, NC
1999 - Fiddlers Elbow Country Club
Far Hills, NJ
2000 - Dr. Bruce Carlton
Executive Dean, Cook College
2001 - Monmouth University
West Long Branch, NJ
2002 - Eleanora Murfitt Hermann
Clinton Township Parks and Rec.
2003 - Lacey Twp. Dept. of Public Works
Lacey Township
2004 - Beatrice Devine
New Jersey Turfgrass Association
2005 - Dr. Bill Meyer
Cook College, Rutgers University

2006 - Somerset Cty Park Commission
Somerset, NJ

2007 - Dr. James Murphy and Monmouth Park Racetrack 2008 - Dr. Bingru Huang
Rutgers University
2009 - Dr. Richard Caton, Past NJTA Executive Director and Monmouth County Vocational School FFA Chapter and their advisor, Mr. John Neyhart 2010 - Lee Kozsey
Syngenta
2011 - Tom Breiner 2012 - Richard Buckley & William Dickson, Rutgers University