Daniel winners

2018 Daniel Recipient

Pam Sherratt
Ohio State University

Pam truly embodies the character and spirit of the Dr. Daniel award. She is involved with Extension and Research at her university, where she visits 25 to 30 athletic fields in her state each year. Pam speaks at local, regional and national conferences and is very involved the educational content for their state-wide turfgrass conference. She also is an innovator in exposing students to the industry. A first in the industry, Pam developed and implemented a turfgrass science summer camp for middle schoolers, and it was a huge success. She also served on the STMA Board of Directors and is a previous recipient of this Founders Award.

Dr. William H. Daniel Award Winners

Year Award Winner
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