Gold Medal Award - Weldon Delp
Weldon Delp receiving ARS Gold Medal
from President Bill Tietjen
In the fascinating world of the Genus
, your achievements represent a quantum leap into the future. Your intense research, innovative techniques, thorough analysis, and meticulous record keeping have advanced hybridizing and propagation by giant steps. Your ability to relate and communicate with others, your innate friendliness, and generosity have broadened the horizon of rhododendrons for everyone.
With grateful appreciation the American Rhododendron Society's highest award, the Gold Medal is given to Weldon E. Delp this 24th day of May, 1986, Cleveland, Ohio.