Excellence in Education Award

The Irrigation Association Excellence in Education Award recognizes a person who is actively teaching or has formerly taught irrigation, water management and/or water conservation in affiliation with a two- or four-year institution. This person helps supply the irrigation industry with educated professionals who provide efficient irrigation solutions that protect water and the environment. 


Award Winners

2020

Isaya Kisekka, PhD – University of California, Davis

2019

Marcus Duck – Michigan State University

2018

Franklin Gaudi, EdD, CCA CID, CIC, CAIS – Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

2017

Claire Ehrlinger, CIT, LEED Green Associate, QWEL-certified educator – MiraCosta College

2016

Ronald Sneed, PhD, PE, CAIS, CIC, CID, CLIA – North Carolina State University

2015

Lou Anella, PhD – Oklahoma State University

2014

Michael Dukes, PhD – University of Florida

2013

Cathie Lavis, PhD – Kansas State University

2012

Greg Farrens — Walla Walla Community College

2020 award sponsored by

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