Daniel winners

2019 Daniel Recipient

Victoria Wallace
University of Connecticut

Vickie is involved in research, training and extension. She coordinates workshops, presents at them and at other industry events. Vickie has developed leading continuing education for school grounds managers and their crews, as well as co-authored extension bulletins and fact sheets for municipal and school grounds managers. She has been a co-Principal Investigator on overseeding research and is viewed as a valuable resource locally, regionally and across the country on management practices when pesticide use is banned or severely reduced. She led her chapter as president and also served on the STMA board of directors. Her involvement in STMA continues to have an impact as she has been involved on the STMA Environmental Facility Certification committee since its formation, and is the current chair.

Dr. William H. Daniel Award Winners

Year Award Winner
2018 Pam Sherratt, Ohio State University (OH)
2017 James Brosnan, Ph.D., University of Tennessee (TN)
2016 Jason Kruse, Ph.D., University of Florida (KY)
2015 Mary Owens, University of Massachusetts (MA)
2014 Brian Scott, Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut (CA)
2013 Dr. Brad Fresenburg, University of Missouri-Columbia (MO)
2012 Dr. Beth Guertal, Auburn University (AL)
2011 Dr. Leah Brilman, Seed Research of Oregon (OR)
2010 John Sorochan, Ph.D., University of Tennessee (TN)
2009 Tony Koski, Ph.D., Colorado State University (CO)
2008 Grady Miller, Ph.D., North Carolina State University (NC)
2007 Michael Goatley, Jr., Ph.D., Turfgrass Specialist, Virginia Tech University (VA)
2006 James McAfee, Ph.D., Extension Turfgrass Specialist, Texas A&M (TX)
2005 Jeff Fowler, Penn State Cooperative Extension (PA)
2004 A.J. Powell, Jr., Ph.D., University of Kentucky (KY)
2003 Pam Sherratt, Ohio State University (OH)
2002 Eric Adkins, CSFM, Michigan State University (MI)
2001 Coleman Ward, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Auburn University (AL)
2000 Andrew McNitt, Ph.D., Penn State University (PA)
1999 Donald Waddington, Ph.D., Penn State University (PA)
1998 Steve Cockerham, University of California/Riverside (CA)
1997 James Beard, Ph.D., International Sports Turf Institute (TX)
1996 Kent Kurtz, Ph.D., (deceased) Cal Poly Pomona (CA)
1994 Dave Minner, Ph.D., Iowa State University (IA)
1993 John N. “Trey” Rogers, III, Ph.D., Michigan State University (MI)
1992 Henry Wilkinson, Ph.D., University of Illinois (IL)
1991 Steve Cockerham, University of California/Riverside (CA)

(Note: The William H. Daniel Award was known as the Excellence in Research Award prior to 1997.)

* Facility listed is where employed at time of award. Check Roster for current listing