Past Award Winners

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2017  
Charles Lewis Excellence in Research Award Jacqueline Swank, PhD, LMHC, LCSW, RPT-S and Sang Min Shin, PhD, NCC
AHTA Publication Award Tina Marie Waliczek
Ann Lane Mavromatis Scholarship Raymond Odeh
Alice Burlingame Humanitarian Service Award Cathy Flinton, HTR
John Walker Community Service Award Marcy Frantz
Rhea McCandliss Professional Service Award Libba Shortridge, HTR
2016  
AHTA Therapeutic Garden Design Award Pacific Quest
AHTA Publication Award Lesley Fleming, HTR; Susan Morgan, MS
Alice Burlingame Humanitarian Service Award Candice A. Shoemaker, PhD, HTR
Rhea McCandliss Professional Service Award Derrick Stowell, HTR
2015  
Charles Lewis Excellence in Research Award Gregory N. Bratman, J. Paul Hamilton, Kevin S. Hahn, Gretchen C. Daily, James J. Gross
Rhea McCandliss Professional Service Award Rebecca Haller, HTM; Fung Yun Lee, Connie, HTR
AHTA Publication Award

Nancy Chambers, HTR; Gwenn Fried; Matthew Wichrowski, HTR

AHTA Therapeutic Garden Design Award The Warrior and Family Support Center
2014  
Charles Lewis Excellence in Research Award Sin-Ae Park
Rhea McCandliss Professional Service Award Patricia Cassidy, HTR
Alice Burlingame Humanitarian Service Award Susan Morgan
John Walker Community Service Award Kathy Carroll
AHTA Publication Award Natasha Etherington
AHTA Therapeutic Garden Design Award Trillium's Healing Garden at the Perry Center
2013  
Charles Lewis Excellence in Research Award  Sin-Ae Park for the article Metabolic Costs of Gardening Tasks in Children, published in Hort Technology 23 (5) 589-594
AHTA Therapeutic Garden Design Award St. Patrick’s Therapeutic Butterfly Garden 
AHTA Publication Award Lesley Fleming
Ann Lane Mavromatis Scholarship Winner Ranaan Blatter
Alice Burlingame Humanitarian Service Award Laura DePrado
2012  
Charles Lewis Excellence in Research Award  Justin F. Wilson and Keith M. Christensen
John Walker Community Service Award Brian Bainnson, PAL, ASLA, CLARB
Publication Award Patty Cassidy, MA, HTR
Rhea McCandliss Professional Service Award Hilda Krus, MSW, HTR
Therapeutic Garden Design Award The Veterans Honor Center Gardens at the Gainesville VA Domiciliary, Florida
Alice Burlingame Humanitarian Service Award Mrs. Pat Buehler Blankenship and the Buehler Family Foundation
2011  
John Walker Community Service Award ALLIES, Inc. Project Grow & MaryAnne McMillan
Publication Award Elizabeth M. Diehl
Rhea McCandliss Professional Service Award Matthew Wichrowski
Ann Lane Mavromatis Scholarship Winner Hsuan Yun Chang
Therapeutic Garden Design Award Portland Memory Garden
Alice Burlingame Humanitarian Service Award 2011 Philadelphia International  Flower Show AHTA Exhibit Committee


2010  
John Walker Community Service Award Catherine Murphy TALMAR, Inc.
Publication Award Mitchell Hewson for the body of work created throughout his career
Rhea McCandliss Professional Service Award Elizabeth M. Diehl
Ann Lane Mavromatis Scholarship Winner Leah Rutledge
Therapeutic Garden Design Award Portland Adventist Medical Center's Hope & Healing Garden


2009  
John Walker Community Service Award Birmingham Botanical Garden
Publication Award Rebecca Haller and Christine Kramer for Horticultural Therapy Methods: Making Connections in Health Care, Human Service, and Community Programs
Rhea McCandliss Professional Service Award

Kelly Conrad

QiuXia Chen



2008  
Alice Burlingame Humanitarian Service Award Lesley Fleming, MA, HTR
Ann Lane Mavromatis Scholarship Patricia Zehl
John Walker Community Service Award Forget Me Not Children's Services
Therapeutic Garden Design Award The William E. Carter School Sensory Garden Outdoor Classroom


2007  
Ann Lane Mavromatis Scholarship Elena Pavlovna Pyzhov
John Walker Community Service Tri-Valley Developmental Services
Publication Award Clare Cooper Marcus & Marni Barnes for Healing Gardens
Rhea McCandliss Professional Service Nancy Easterling , HTM
Therapeutic Garden Design Kieckhefer Strolling Garden, Arizona


2006  
Alice Burlingame Humanitarian Service Koral Sienknect, HTR
Ann Lane Mavromatis Scholarship Jenna Lutz
John Walker Community Service Garden Resources of Washington (GROW) Washington, DC
Publication Award Seong-Hyun Park
Rhea McCandliss Professional Service Christine Pollard, HTM
Therapeutic Garden Design The Legacy Oregon Burn Center, Portland, Oregon


2005  
Alice Burlingame Humanitarian Service Christine Kamnikar
Ann Lane Mavromatis Scholarship Jeffery Haines
Rhea McCandliss Professional Service Mitchell L. Hewson
Therapeutic Garden Design The Elizabeth and Nona Evans Restorative Garden at Cleveland Botanical Garden


2004  
Alice Burlingame Humanitarian Service Karin Fleming
Ann Lane Mavromatis Scholarship Miho Kataoka
John Walker Community Service Dorothy Chapman Fuqua and Skyland Trail, Atlanta GA
Rhea McCandliss Professional Service Fusayo Asano
Therapeutic Garden Design The Rusk Children’s Play Garden for Interactive Therapeutic Play at the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine


2003  
Alice Burlingame Humanitarian Service Lana Dreyfuss
Ann Lane Mavromatis Scholarship Jee-Eun Kang
John Walker Community Service Douglas J. Schwartz Living Foundation
Publication Award Dr. Candice Shoemaker
Rhea McCandliss Professional Service Teresia M. Hazen, HTR
Therapeutic Garden Design Cancer Lifeline’s Healing Gardens at the Dorothy S. O’Brien Center


2002  
Alice Burlingame Humanitarian Service Judy Wengerd and McGregor Home
Douglas J. Schwartz Greenhouse Grant Seguin High School, Seguin, TX
John Walker Community Service Master Gardeners, James City County, VA
Therapeutic Garden Award Legacy Emanuel Children’s Hospital Garden


2001  
Alice Burlingame Humanitarian Service Julia Beems, HTR
Award of Appreciation Denver Botanic Gardens
Rhea McCandliss Professional Service Nancy Stevenson, HTR
Scholarship Award Seong-Hyun Park
Therapeutic Landscape Design The Buehler Enabling Garden, Chicago Botanic Garden


2000  
Douglas J. Schwartz Greenhouse Grants The Hope School


1999  
Alice Burlingame Humanitarian Service Hank Bruce
Maria Gabaldo


1998  
Douglas J. Schwartz Greenhouse Grants Carolina Living and Learning Center Red Wiggler Foundation
Therapeutic Garden Design Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital’s Stenzel Healing Garden


1996  
Alice Burlingame Humanitarian Service Nancy K. Chambers, HTR
Ann Lane Mavromatis Scholarship Catherine Clopton
Certificate of Recognition Nancy C. Stevenson, HTR
Publication Award Mitchell Hewson, HTM
Rhea McCandliss Professional Service Linda Ciccantelli, HTR


1995  
Alice Burlingame Humanitarian Service American Horticultural Society
Ann Lane Mavromatis Scholarship Carol Thrasher
John Walker Community Service Serenity Hollow
Publication Award Joel Flagler, MFS, HTR
Rhea McCandliss Professional Service Maxine Jewel Kaplan, HTM


1994  
Alice Burlingame Humanitarian Service Reba Roorbach
Ann Lane Mavromatis Scholarship Patrick Neal Williams, HTM
John Walker Community Service Casa Colina Career Development Center
Publication Award Perkins School for the Blind
Rhea McCandliss Professional Service Karen Haas, HTR
Robert F. Lederer Special Services Inter-National Association of Business, Industry and Rehabilitation


1993  
Alice Burlingame Humanitarian Service Mitchell Hewson, HTM
Ann Lane Mavromatis Scholarship Madonna Stallman
John Walker Community Service San Francisco County Jail Horticulture Program
Publication Award

Nancy K. Chambers, HTR

Patrick Neal Williams, MS, HTM

Rhea McCandliss Professional Service Nancy K. Chambers, HTR
Robert F. Lederer Special Services Douglas J. Schwartz Living Foundation


1992  
Alice Burlingame Humanitarian Service Dale Sokkary, PhD
Ann Lane Mavromatis Scholarship Tonda Olsen
John Walker Community Service Desert Survivors
Publication Award Mary E. DeHart-Bennett
Rhea McCandliss Professional Service Douglas L. Airhart, PhD, HTM
Robert F. Lederer Special Services Richard E. Sheppard


1991  
Alice Burlingame Humanitarian Service Charles Huckins, PhD
Ann Lane Mavromatis Scholarship Penny Stober
John Walker Community Service South Florida Regional Horticultural Industry Council
Publication Award South Florida Regional Horticultural Industry Council
Rhea McCandliss Professional Service Joel S. Flagler, HTR
Robert F. Lederer Special Services Society of American Florists


1990  
Alice Burlingame Humanitarian Service District II Tennessee Federation of Garden Clubs
Ann Lane Mavromatis Scholarship Patricia Cone
John Walker Community Service John Tristan, HTR
Publication Award Betty Morgan, HTR
Rhea McCandliss Professional Service Jean A. Gillooly, HTR
Robert F. Lederer Special Services Friends Hospital


1989  
Alice Burlingame Humanitarian Service The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc.
Ann Lane Mavromatis Scholarship Rita Stevens-LeRoy
John Walker Community Service Debra Bunn, HTM
Rhea McCandliss Professional Service Mark Gallagher, HTR
Robert F. Lederer Special Services Florists’ Transworld Delivery Association


1988  
Alice Burlingame Humanitarian Service Men's Garden Clubs of America, Inc.
Ann Lane Mavromatis Scholarship Kathleen M. Doutt
John Walker Community Service Melwood Horticultural Training Center
Publication Award Bibby Moore, HTR
Rhea McCandliss Professional Service Bibby Moore, HTR
Robert F. Lederer Special Services American Association of Nurserymen


1987  
Alice Burlingame Humanitarian Service Nancy C. Stevenson, HTR
John Walker Community Service Chicago Botanic Garden
Publication Award Deborah Krause, HTR
Scholarship Award Pat Williams, HTR-Prov
Special Award Ð Sustaining Sponsor American Floral Endowment


1986  
Alice Burlingame Humanitarian Service Mary Godley
John Walker Community Service Larry Stouse
Publication Award Eugene A. Rothert, Jr., HTR
Rhea McCandliss Professional Service Dennis Dean Thompson, HTM
Scholarship Award Cynthia D. Quinn


1985  
Alice Burlingame Humanitarian Service Maureen A. Phillips, HTM
John Walker Community Service Wilkes Community College
Publication Award Christine Wotowiec
Rhea McCandliss Professional Service Connie R. Pierce, HTR
Scholarship Award Nadine Gall


1984  
Alice Burlingame Humanitarian Service Dr. Charles Lewis
John Walker Community Service University of Man
Publication Award Sherill Watkins


1983  
Alice Burlingame Humanitarian Service Nora Fryerson
John Walker Community Service Gardens for All
Publication Award Joan Shoemaker, HTM
Rhea McCandliss Professional Service Sherry Boutard, HTR
Scholarship Award Carla Koehn


1982  
Alice Burlingame Humanitarian Service Green Guerillas
John Walker Community Service Clinton Valley Center
Rhea McCandliss Professional Service Dr. Richard Mattson, HTM
Scholarship Award Lorraine Huddock


1981  
Alice Burlingame Humanitarian Service Dorothy Sundberg
John Walker Community Service Holden Arboretum
Publication Award John Brown
Rhea McCandliss Professional Service Dr. T. L. Senn, HTM