Recognition

Award Winners and Career Achievements

Deer Management Career Achievement Award

The Deer Management Career Achievement Award was established in 1995 to recognize outstanding contributions to the understanding of white-tailed deer ecology and management in the southeastern United States. The award may recognize a single achievement or contributions over an extended period of time. The award will be given no more than once annually.

2020—Charles Ruth
2019—Matt Knox
2018—Steve Demarais
2017—Karl V. Miller
2016—J. Scott Osborn
2015—Larry E. Castle
2014—Mark O. Bara
2012—Robert E. Zaiglin
2011—Quality Deer Management Association
2010—Bob K Carroll
2009—David E. Samuel
2007—Jack Gwynn
2006—William E. "Bill" Armstong
2005—Kent E. Kammermeyer
2004—Charles A. DeYoung
2002—Robert L. Downing
2000—Joe Hamilton
1999—David C. Guynn, Jr.
1998—Harry Jacobson
1997—Larry Marchinton
1996—Richard F. Harlow
Retirement Certificates

The Southeast Deer Study Group and Southeast Deer Committee began in 2009 to recognize retiring deer biologists and managers for their contributions to research and management of white-tailed deer.

2020—Randy Tucker
2019—Al Bourgeois
2018—Donnie Frels, Jr.
2016—William R. "Bill" Starry
2015—Robbie L. Norville
2013—Timothy T. Fendley
2013—Paul Johns
2013—John C. Roboski
2013—Charles Self
2013—Todd Holbrook
2013—Robert Brown
2013—David R. Synatzske
2013—Mike Krueger
2013—Phil West
2013—John Gallagher
2013—Jim Garrison
2013—Tim O'Meara
2013—Roland Garcia
2013—Kenneth Reynolds
2012—James C. Davis
2012—James C. Davis
2012—Chuck McKelvy
2012—Tim Breault
2011—Larry Savage
2011—Jimmy Rutledge
2011—Roy Swartz
2011—Jack Mason
2011—Donald Hayes
2011—Ray W. Knotts
2011—Larry Savage
2011—Jimmy Rutledge
2011—Roy Swartz
2011—Bob Turney
2011—Harlan Hall
2011—Joffrey Brooks
2010—Donnie E. Harmel
2010—William E. "Bill"Armstrong
2010—Eugene R. "Gene" Fuchs
2010—Max Traweek
2010—E. L. "Butch" Young
2010—Don Frels
2010—Robert L. "Bob" Cook
2010—Dave Guynn
2010—Bob K. Carroll
2010—Gary Spencer
2010—William Fielding Harwell
2009—William J. "Bill" Hamrick
2009—Scott Osborne
2009—Richard L. Hall
2009—Michael E. Cartwright
2009—Mark Bara
2009—L Doug Hotton
2009—Gary Spiers
2009—James E. Evans
2009—Dave Moreland
Outstanding Student Oral Presentation Award
2020—Jordan Dyal, University of Georgia
2018—Dan Morina, Mississippi State University
2017—Jared Beaver, Texas A&M University
2016—Becky Shuman, University of Georgia
2015—Eric Michel, Mississippi State University
2014—Bradley Cohen, University of Georgia
2013—Michael Cherry, University of Georgia
2012—Brad Cohen, University of Georgia
2011—Kamen Campbell, Mississippi State University
2010—Jeremy Flinn, Mississippi State University
2009—Michelle Rosen, University of Tennessee
2008—Cory Van Gilder, University of Georgia
2007—Sharon Valitzski, University of Georgia
2006—Gino J. D'Angelo, University of Georgia
2005—Eric Long, Pennsylvania State University
2004—Randy W. DeYoung, Mississippi State University
2003—Bronson K. Strickland, Mississippi State University
2002—Randy W. DeYoung, Mississippi State University
2001—Roel R. Lopez, Texas A&M University
2000—Karen Dasher, University of Georgia
1999—Roel R. Lopez, Texas A&M University
1998—Karen Dasher, University of Georgia
1997—Jennifer A. Schwratz, University of Georgia
1996—Billy C. Lambert, Jr., Texas Tech University
Outstanding Student Poster Award
2020—Lindsey Phillips, University of Tennessee
2019—Zachary Werner, University of Georgia
2019—Adam C. Edge, University of Georgia
2018—Onalise R. Hill, Texas A&M University-Kingsville
2017—Daniel Morina, Mississippi State University
2016—Lindsey Phillips, Texas A&M University - Kingsville
2015—Lindsay D. Roberts, Texas A&M University - Kingsville
2014—Blaise Korzekwa, Texas A&M University
2013—Jacob Haus, University of Delaware
2012—Brandi L. Crider, Texas A&M-Kingsville
2011—Melissa Miller, University of Delaware
2010—Emily Flinn, Mississippi State University