Gold and Silver Medal Awards
GOLD MEDAL AWARDS
CITATION TO HIDEO SUZUKI JAPAN
You have achieved a truly remarkable record of service on an international level by your extraordinary contributions to the advancement of knowledge and culture of the genus
The Board of Directors of The American Rhododendron Society, Washington, D.C. May 1982.
CITATION TO GERTRUDE S. WISTER SWARTHMORE, PA
You are an outstanding example of one whose actions and words have meant so much to so many people. For few persons have contributed so significantly to the benefit and enrichment of members of this society as well as plant lovers everywhere as you have.
The Board of Directors of the American Rhododendron Society, Washington, D.C, May, 1982.
SILVER MEDAL AWARD
CITATION TO PETER E. GIRARD SR. GENEVA, OH
You are a rare human being! Few persons, in any field have contributed so much to the enrichment of others in so many ways over such a long period of time with so little concern for personal recognition.
The Board of Directors of the American Rhododendron Society, Wash. D.C. May 1982.