AGM Awards 2008
The President, Frank Tindall, presenting The Lyttel Trophy to Henrik Zetterlund. who had travelled from Sweden to collect his award. The Lyttel Trophy is the Society's premier award presented to those who have made an outstanding contribution to the world of alpine plants and we offer our warmest congratulations to Henrik.
The Kath Dryden Award recognises meritorious work in advancing our knowledge and understanding of the cutlivation of a genus or group of alpine plants. The Award this year goes to John Craven for his work with the genus Pleione.
Vic Aspland receives The Lionel & Joyce Bacon Award which is presented for the best practical article pubished in The Alpine Garderner. Vic's award winning article was entitled 'Alpine Gardening - Design and Build' which appeared in the June 2007 issue.
Tim Lever is pictured here receiving the Sir William & Lady Lawrence Award. This is an international Award given to someone under 35 years of age who has made a contribution to work with alpine plants - cultivation, research etc.
Here we see Catherine Jackson-Houlston receiving The Florence Baker Award for her painting of Pinguicula grandiflora that appeared in the June 2007 issue of The Alpine Gardener.
Sheila Brown receives her Award of Honour which recognizes sterling work undertaken on behalf of the Society.
The Ferrier Charlton Award recognises outstanding work for the Society in an administrative or managerial capacity. This year the Award was given jointly to both John and Gill Saxton for their work with the Society's Seed Distribution Scheme. Sadly John died in August and Gill is pictured here receiving the Award on their behalf.
Keith Moorhouse receives his Local Group Award in recognition of outstanding work with local groups in his area.