Congratulations to
Victoria County
Master Gardener Association
for 2008 Awards received at the
2009 Texas Master Gardener Conference
Pictured above with the Award Plaques at the 2009 State Conference are:
Mary Janak, Pat Plowman, Jerome Janak, Kay Dillingham, and Debbie Newcum

2008 State Awards for VCMGA
reported by Jerome Janak, State Director, are as follows

Publication: 3rd - VEG Brochure
Mass Media:  1st - Gardeners' Dirt
Education: 2nd - Lunch and Learn
Project: 2nd - Painting Texas with Wildflowers
Individual: 3rd - Roy Cook
Association: 3rd - VCMGA
Exhibit: 3rd place ribbon
Poster: 3rd place ribbon

Past Awards 2007-1998
                  AWARDS WON FOR 2007 for Med-Large Association
1st Place--Association Award
1st Place Mass Media (hardcopy)--Gardeners' Dirt

1st Place--Education Award--Educational Presentations at the South Texas
                Farm &Ranch Show
1st Place--Project Award--Victoria Educational Gardens Expansion (VEG)
2nd Place--Graphic (hardcopy)--Managing Landscapes for Birds
2nd Place--Individual Award--Ed Gregurek
Displaying VCMGA's Award Plaques for 2007 Awards at the 2008 State Conference are from left:
VCMGA members--Jerome Janak, Kay Dillingham, Mary Janak, Lupe Cook, Roy Cook, Ed Gregurek, Pat Blanchard, Helen Boatman, and Joe Janak, Victoria County Extension Agent
1st -- Mass Media Award for Gardeners' Dirt
1st -- Educational Award for School Tours
3rd -- Publication Award for Garden Tour Brochures

1st -- Multi-media for VCMGA Web Site
3rd -- Association Award

2003 (MEDIUM)
1st -- Individual Master Gardener for Charla Borchers Leon
2nd -- Multi-media for Gardeners' Dirt
3rd -- Project for Phase I VEG Educational Component
3rd -- Association Award

2002 (MEDIUM)
2nd -- Project Phase I VEG
2nd -- Association

2001 (MEDIUM)
2nd -- Individual Master Gardener for Pat Plowman
3rd -- Project for Annual Garden Symposium
3rd -- Association

2000 (MEDIUM)
Honorable Mention -- Adminstrative Organization
Honorable Mention -- Individual for Ed Gregurek
3rd -- Association

1999 (SMALL)
Honorable Mention -- Publication
2nd -- Project for Cylinder Gardening
3rd -- Association

1998 (SMALL)
1st -- Programs & Projects
2003 Texas Master Gardener Awards presented to VCMGA at the state conference in Corpus Christi. 
From left:  Doug Welsh, Janie Varley, Doris Martinak, Jerome Janak, Helen Boatman, Pat Blanchard, Pat Plowman, Diane Smith, Charla Borchers Leon, Barbara Sparkmann, Nancy Kramer, Joe Janak, Ed Gregurek, Margie McMullen and Dorothy Ploeger. 
2003 State Awards:  Nancy Kramer, Pat Plowman, Barbara Sparkman, Charla Borchers Leon
1st -- Individual Master Gardener for Charla Borchers Leon right
2nd -- Multi-media for Gardeners' Dirt displayed by Nancy Kramer left
3rd -- Project for Phase I VEG Educational Component displayed by Pat Plowman inside left
3rd -- Association Award displayed by Barbara Sparkman inside right