Victoria County
Master Gardener Association
STATE AWARDS AND
ACHIEVEMENTS
VCMGA captured the following 2011 STATE AWARDS during the
2012 Texas Master Gardener Conference


1st - Individual Master Gardener "Lupe Cook"
1st - Website Education (Gardeners' Dirt)
2nd - Mass Media (Gardeners' Dirt)
3rd - Association
3rd - Graphic Presentation:  Bring the Desert to                Your Landscape
Lupe Cook- Individual MG of 2011
MG Individual Awards Listed Below
VCMGA was not entered for the 2010 Awards
PHOTO BY LINDA LEES/VICTORIA COUNTY MASTER GARDENER
Pictured above are Joe Janak, Victoria County Extension Agent, and VCMGA Members with the 2009 Texas State Master Gardener Awards awarded during the 2010 conference.
From left front:  Joe Janak and Cliff Knezek
From left back row: Barbara Haley, Pat Plowman, Jolene Molder and Virginia Ruschhaupt.
VCMGA captured the following 2009 awards during the 2010 Texas Master Gardener Conference
1st - Individual Master Gardener "
Pat Plowman"
1st - Mass Media Award for our VCMGA.ORG website
1st - Master Gardener Project:  VEG Completion
1st - Publication:  Highlighted Plant Information and Through the Garden Gate
2nd - Association:  Overall State Award for Counties
2nd - Education Project:  The Annual Garden Tour
2nd - Graphic Presentation:  Color Your Landscape with Annuals and Perennials
Pictured above with the 2008 Award Plaques at the 2009 State Conference are:
Mary Janak, Pat Plowman, Jerome Janak, Kay Dillingham, and Debbie Newcum
2008 State Awards for VCMGA
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
Pictured above from left:  Jerome Janak, Kay Dillingham, Mary Janak, Lupe Cook, Roy Cook, Ed Gregurek, Pat Blanchard, Helen Boatman, and Joe Janak.  Members are holding the plaques for the 2007 State Awards at the TMGA Conference held in Kerrville, April 25, 2008.
                  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
2006 Awards NO ENTRIES
Past Awards 2005-1998
2005  (MEDIUM SIZE ASSOCIATION)
1st -- Mass Media Award for Gardeners' Dirt
1st -- Educational Award for School Tours
3rd -- Publication Award for Garden Tour Brochures

2004 (LARGE SIZE ASSOCIATION)
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
2nd -- Individual Master Gardener - Pat Plowman

2001 (MEDIUM)
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)  NO ENTRIES

1997
1st -- Programs and Projects, Botanical Garden Green Up

OUR TEXAS MASTER GARDENERS OF THE YEAR
2000 - Ed Gregurek - Honorable Mention (med. size association)
2001 - Pat Plowman - 2nd Place (med. size association)
2003 - Charla Borchers Leon - 1st Place (med. size association)
2007 - Ed Gregurek - 2nd Place (med.-lg. size association)
2008 - Roy Cook - 3rd Place (med.-lg. size association)
2009 - Pat Plowman - 1st Place (med.lg. size association)
2011 - Lupe Cook - 1st Place (med. lg. size association)