2022 Honor Awards Have been Announced!
Congratulations to all of our winners. You can review the presentation for all 2022 awards here.
In addition to the Professional and Student Awards held each year, the Chapter recognizes members, students, and allied professionals for their outstanding work and distinguished service to the Chapter and the profession.
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M. MEADE PALMER MEDAL
To celebrate the extraordinary professional contributions of our late colleague, M. Meade Palmer, the Virginia Chapter of The American Society of Landscape Architects has established its highest award in his honor.
The M. Meade Palmer medal will be awarded to an individual who exemplifies the values, sensibility and spirit reflected in the life and work of M. Meade Palmer:
2019 Patrick A. Miller, PhD, FASLA, FCELA
2022 Billy Almond, PLA, FASLA, Principal, WPL
The Stewardship Award is presented for outstanding contributions to the protection and management of the natural resources of the Commonwealth.
2005 Leon Eugene
2006 Governor Mark R. Warner
2007 Scenic Virginia
2019 William D. Rieley
The Allied Professional Award is presented for an outstanding contribution to the profession of landscape architecture with national or state-wide, regional, or local impact in Virginia.
2006 Hugh Miller, FAIA
2007 James E. Wooten
2019 William Haynie, AIA
2022 Tim Cole
Mel Price, AIA, LEED AP
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
The Distinguished Service Award is to recognize an individual Virginia Chapter Fellow or member who has demonstrated sustained outstanding service to the Virginia Chapter.
2007 Vaughn Rinner
2018 Billy Almond
2019 Mike Fox
Presented at the discretion of the current Chapter President, the President’s Award recognizes the efforts made by one or more individuals on behalf of the Chapter and its programs over the course of the previous year.
2006 Terry Clements, FASLA
2007 Nancy Rodrique
2018 Terry Clements, FASLA
2019 Deirdre A. Love
Carrie L. Bookholt
2022 Emily Archer, PLA
Shawn Balon, PLA
EMERGING PROFESSIONAL AWARD
The Emerging Professional Award is presented for outstanding contributions to the chapter and/or the landscape architecture profession by young professionals.
2016 Erin Horton
2022 Dustin Smith, PLA, LEED AP
SCHOLARSHIP FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE STUDY OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE
Each year, the Chapter recognizes two students, one at each of the accredited landscape architectural programs within the state—University of Virginia, and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University—based upon the recommendations of the faculty. The student scholarship recipients receive a certificate and a monetary award at the annual meeting.
2020 Alex Arshadi - Virginia Tech*
*Click on the recipient's name to learn more about them.
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