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2013 Green Star Award Winners Announced

PGMS, an organization for grounds professionals, has announced the 2013 Green Star Award winners.

The Professional Grounds Management Society has announced the 2013 Green Star Award winners, who were honored during the School of Grounds Management & GIE+EXPO in Louisville, Ky.

The Green Star Awards program began in 1972 and recognizes grounds management programs for excellence. This year 33 programs were recognized in 11 categories with either a Grand, Honor or Merit award.

2013 Green Star Award Winners:

Small Site
Honor Award - U. of Missouri - Francis Quadrangle

Residential Landscape
Honor Award - North Carolina State University - Chancellor's Residence

Hospital or Institution
Grand Award - Providence St. Peter Hospital

Government Building or Complex
Merit Award - Port of Long Beach
Merit Award - Smithsonian National Zoological Park

Park, Recreation Area or Playground
Honor Award - City of Henderson - Madeira Canyon
Honor Award - Wildwood Metro Park - Toledo
Honor Award - Bonita Bay Community Assoc. - Riverwalk Park Bocce
Honor Award - City of Henderson - O'Callaghan Park

Hotel, Motel, or Resort
Grand Award - The Venetian Resort - Sands
Honor Award - The Palazzo Resort - Sands

Athletic Fields

Merit Award - Arroyo Grande Sports Complex - City of Henderson

Golf Course
Honor Award - Berkeley Hall Golf Club

School Grounds
Honor Award - Lake Forest Academy (grounds overseen by Sodexo)

University and College Grounds
Grand Award - University of Mississippi
Honor Award - Southern Methodist University
Honor Award - Western Kentucky University (grounds overseen by Sodexo)
Honor Award - Texas Woman's University
Honor Award - University of Rochester - Mount Hope Campus
Honor Award - Queens University of Charlotte (grounds overseen by Sodexo)
Honor Award - Marymount College
Honor Award - University of Texas at Dallas
Honor Award - Baylor University
Honor Award - Ohio Northern University (grounds overseen by Sodexo)
Merit Award - Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
Merit Award - University of the Cumberlands
Merit Award - Virginia Wesleyan College
Merit Award - University of Iowa

Urban University Grounds
Grand Award - University of Guelph
Honor Award - University of Puget Sound
Honor Award - University of Nevada
Honor Award - University of Alberta
Honor Award - Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (grounds overseen by Sodexo)

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