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CATCH THE BUZZ – Roger Morse Hambleton Student Award Solicitation

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Lou Naylor, Chairman

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

TO: Entomology Departments, Apiculturists, and Apicultural Laboratories

 FROM: Lou Naylor, Chairman of the Board,

Eastern Apicultural Society of North America

 DATE: December 4, 2020

 RE: Call for Nominations for the EAS James I. Hambleton Memorial Award;

Roger A. Morse Outstanding Teaching/Extension Service/Regulatory Award; and Student Apiculture Award.

The James I. Hambleton Memorial Award was established by the Eastern Apicultural Society of North America to recognize research excellence in apiculture.

The EAS Student Apiculture Award was established to recognize students studying apiculture at the undergraduate or graduate level in a recognized college or university in the United States or Canada. Each award nomination must include a biographical sketch of the nominee, a list of his/her publications, specific identification of the research work on which the nomination is based, and an evaluation and appraisal of the accomplishment of the nominee, especially of work in the last five-year period for Hambleton Award nominees (or a shorter period for Student nominees). A minimum of one letter of recommendation, in addition to the nomination letter, in support of the nomination are also required; additional support letters are welcome.

The Roger A. Morse Outstanding Teaching/Extension Service/Regulatory Award Supported by Anita Weiss Foundation is given annually to recognize an individual in teaching/extension and/or regulatory activity in the field of apiculture. Nominations for this award are welcome from any person in the field of apiculture. Self-nominations are acceptable. Nominations shall consist of a letter documenting the achievement of excellence in any or all the areas of teaching/extension and/or regulatory activities in apiculture. Some indication of the appointment responsibilities should be included. In addition, a suitable CV or resume documenting the activities of the nominee must be submitted.

 Nominations are now being accepted for all three awards. The awards for 2021 will be presented at the annual conference of the Society at Amberst, Massachusetts, July 26-30, 2021.

Nominations and letters of recommendation should be emailed to:

AwardNomination@easternapiculture.org and received no later than February 1, 2021.

Resubmissions from a previous year should be updated if necessary, and a new cover letter should be attached which should indicate that this is a resubmission and relevant data is already in EAS possession.

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