Elizabeth Ann Bartholomew Award

Elizabeth Ann BartholomewElizabeth Ann Bartholomew (1912-1985) served as the Secretary of the Southern Appalachian Botanical Club from 1946 until 1981. Her life was devoted to plants, and she transferred her interest in plants and nature to students of all ages and walks of life.

The Southern Appalachian Botanical Society annually presents the Elizabeth Ann Bartholomew Award in memory of her untiring service to the public, to plant systematics, and to this organization. This award was established in 1989 and has been presented to individuals who have also distinguished themselves in professional and public service that advances our knowledge and appreciation of the world of plants and their scientific, cultural, and aesthetic values, and/or exceptional service to the society.

Application

Please forward your nomination and/or questions to:

Michael Baranski, Chair
  Biology Department, Catawba College, Salisbury, NC  28144
  E-mail: mbaransk@catawba.edu

Bartholomew Award Committee

  • Michael Baranski, Catawba College, emeritus (2012-2016) - chair
  • Tom Wentworth, North Carolina State University (2014-2017)
  • Pat Cox, University of Tennessee (2015-2018)

Previous Award Recipients

  • 1989 - Aaron J. Sharp
  • 1990 - Wilbur H. Duncan
  • 1991 - Albert E. Radford
  • 1992 - Edward E. C. Clebsch
  • 1993 - Roy B. Clarkson
  • 1994 - James W. Hardin
  • 1995 - James F. Matthews
  • 1996 - John M. Herr, Jr.
  • 1997 - Donna M. E. Ware
  • 1998 - J. Dan Pittillo
  • 1999 - Dan Evans
  • 2000 - C. Ritchie Bell
  • 2001 - R. Dale Thomas
  • 2002 - William H. Martin
  • 2003 - no award
  • 2004 - W. Eugene Wofford
  • 2005 - Gary Dillard
  • 2006 - Joe E. Winstead
  • 2007 - Angus K. Gholson, Jr.
  • 2008 - Michael J. Baranski
  • 2009 - Charlie Williams
  • 2010 - Don Windler
  • 2011 - Charles N. Horn
  • 2012 - Audrey Mellichamp
  • 2013 - Stewart Ware
  • 2014 - Thomas Wentworth
  • 2015 - Patricia Cox

This page updated December 2015