Excellence in Education Award
The Irrigation Association Excellence in Education Award recognizes a person who is actively teaching or has formerly taught irrigation, water management and/or water conservation in affiliation with a two- or four-year institution. This person helps supply the irrigation industry with educated professionals who provide efficient irrigation solutions that protect water and the environment. The recipient will receive education classes at the Irrigation Show and Education Conference held each year and a travel award to cover expenses.
Nominations are retained for a three-year period, and the recipient will be recognized during the Irrigation Show and Education Conference.
Marcus Duck – Michigan State University
Franklin Gaudi, EdD, CCA CID, CIC, CAIS – Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Claire Ehrlinger, CIT, LEED Green Associate, QWEL-certified educator – MiraCosta College
Ronald Sneed, PhD, PE, CAIS, CIC, CID, CLIA – North Carolina State University
Lou Anella, PhD – Oklahoma State University
Michael Dukes, PhD – University of Florida
Cathie Lavis, PhD – Kansas State University
Greg Farrens — Walla Walla Community College