Gold Medal Award: Herbert A. Spady
Austin Kennell, Past President, and Herb Spady
at award ceremony in Oakland, CA.
Your personal contributions as author, speaker, teacher, organizer, photographer, show judge, hybridizer, friend, and international rhododendron ambassador are virtually unmatched. Your countless hours as a volunteer in so many activities has had an important impact on the awareness of the genus Rhododendron and of the American Rhododendron Society. Your substantial involvement at the chapter, district, national, and international levels have contributed greatly to the success of our Society.
The Officers and Members of the American Rhododendron Society are proud to awards its Gold Medal to Herbert A. Spady, M.D., in Oakland, California, April 13, 1991.