2015 Tennessee Entomological Society - Awards
Graduate Awards
Elizabeth Benton Elizabeth Benton -- 1st Place Graduate Student Paper Completion
Kadie Britt Kadie Britt -- 2nd Place Graduate Student Paper Competition
Undergraduate Awards
      Sara Collins​       Erik Hearn -- 1st Place Undergraduate Student Paper Competition
Rachel Harmon  Rachel Harmon -- 2nd Place Student Paper Competition
​2014 Awards

The Harry E. Williams Award -

This award honors Professor Harry Williams, an entomologist with The University of Tennessee Agricultural Extension Service from 1965 to 1995, current Professor Emeritus, and past historian and charter member of the Tennessee Entomological Society. Harry understands the importance of guiding youth and has spent many years encouraging them to participate in entomological 4-H projects. Recipients of this award will be chosen from the junior and senior 4-H entomology state winners. The award winner will receive a plaque and will be announced at the Tennessee Entomological Society Annual Conference. In addition, a photograph of the plaque presentation and a news release will be submitted to the recipient's local newspaper.

John Goddard, Steven Davis Sr., and Cheri Parrish 
John Goddard, Loudon County Extension Agent (left) presents Steven Davis, Sr. (center) with the 2013 TES Harry Williams Award
with the assistance of Loudon High School Principal, Cheri Parrish (right).

The Howard L. Bruer Award - Swasti Mirsra and Dr. Karen Vail

This award honors Howard L. Bruer, a charter member of the Tennessee Entomological Society,
who was a strong advocate of the participation of Tennessee's youth in entomology. This award is given each year to a student who has made an outstanding accomplishment in entomological activities in Tennessee. Students submitting insect-related projects to a Tennessee regional science fair will receive a certificate of recognition and will be invited to apply for the Howard Bruer Award. Any middle school or high school student conducting an entomological project which is not submitted to a regional science fair may also apply. The application package will include photocopies of all or selected portions of the project data book, the abstract and the research paper. Including a photograph of the science fair project is optional. The award winner will receive a plaque and his/her name will be announced at the Tennessee Entomological Society Annual Conference. In addition, a photograph of the plaque presentation and a news release will be submitted to the recipient's local newspaper.

                                                  Required Submission Material for the Howard L. Bruer Award                             Swasti Mirsra, recipient the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2013 TES Howard Bruer Award  

The Richard E. Caron Outstanding Entomologist Award -

This award honors the late Dr. Richard E. Caron, extension entomologist in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology from 1981 to 1991, who worked tirelessly with extension agents and producers, developing ecologically sound IPM programs for cotton and soybean. He served on five Tennessee Entomological Society committees from 1981-1991, served two highly effective consecutive terms as Secretary/Treasurer of TES, served on the Board and was President-Elect and Program Chairperson at the time of his untimely death. This award is presented to a member who has shown outstanding work in entomological pursuits. 

Richard E. Caron Outstanding Entomologist Award Nomination Form

Student Paper Competition Award -

This award is given to the students who have been judged to give the best papers at the annual conference. Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible for this award. A $150.00 and $75.00 monetary award will be presented to first and second place winners. All students participating in the competition will enjoy a complimentary dinner.
  

 Student Paper Competition   and  Call for Papers

 
 Katheryne Nix and Elizabeth Benton