2012 Awards of Excellence Winners

Master Gardener volunteers were recognized in October at the 31st Annual Florida Master Gardener Continued Training Conference.

Columbia County Master GardenersBeautification/Enhancement: Columbia County

Master Gardeners whose efforts beautify and enhance their community.

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Polk County Master GardenersCounty Display: Polk County

Displays that educate or create awareness about Extension and horticulture.

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Leon County Master GardenersDemonstration/Educational Garden: Leon County

Award-winning gardens have educational components and effectively reach their intended audiences.

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Hillsborough County Master GardenersEducational Materials Development: Hillsborough County

Recognizing proactive educational materials for the general public or other Florida Master Gardeners.

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Hillsborough County Master GardenersExtension Awareness: Hillsborough County

Master Gardeners who promote awareness of the University of Florida/IFAS and the Florida Cooperative Extension Service.

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Martin County Master GardenersGeneral Achievement: Martin County

Recognizing Master Gardener involvement unique to any of the other categories.

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Sherry Harmon Outstanding Master Gardener Nature CoastOutstanding Master Gardener: Sherry Harmon, Nature Coast

Recognizing a Master Gardener who has made outstanding efforts in several projects and activities.

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Okaloosa County Master GardenersPersonal Communications: Okaloosa County

Awarded to Master Gardeners that are exceptionally reactive or responsive to telephoned questions or concerns of the public.

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Santa Rosa County Master GardenersService to 4-H and Other Youth: Santa Rosa County

Recognizing Master Gardeners who make outstanding contributions to Florida 4-H and/or other youth horticulture groups.

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Alachua County Master GardenersSpecial Audiences: Alachua County

Recognizing Master Gardeners who make contributions to special audiences such as senior citizens or disabled persons.

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Hillsborough County Master GardenersWritten and Verbal Mass Communications: Hillsborough County

This award is based on excellence in communications including news articles, feature stories, or columns.

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Manatee County Master GardenersCounty Master Gardener Newsletter: Manatee County

Awarded for newsletters, either exclusively for Master Gardeners or also for the public, distributed in the county.

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