Nursery Person of the Year Award

The Nursery Person of the Year Award was started in 1975 and is presented each year at the Mississippi Nursery and Landscape Association’s annual winter meeting with the recipient being selected on his/her contribution to the Association and Mississippi’s “Green Industry”.

2016 Jamie Holland
2015 Polly Cuevas
2014 Gary DeFatta
2013 Karen & Maur McKie
2012 Rudolph Hall
2011 Mike Keith
2010 Randy Bounds
2009 Ray Bailey
2008 Peggy Wallace
2007 Mark Terkanian & Lori Hitchcock
2006 Jeff Howell
2005 Willie Rivers
2004 Larry Barrett
2003 Joe Ogletree
2002 James V. Walley
2001 Lauren Ray Dean
2000 Lee Cody Howell
1999 David H. Tatum
1998 Daniel Moe Yarbrough
1997 Dan Batson
1996 Bill Stevens
1995 Byron Fellows
1994 Floyd Patterson
1993 Vernon Howell
1992 Robert “Bob” Campassi
1991 Alfred Faulk
1990 Owen Howell
1989 Frances Vesely
1988 Jack Larmour
1987 Dewey Howell
1986 James Fisher
1985 Lou McGuire
1984 Frank T. Burns
1983 Willus Horne
1982 Dr. Walter E. Davis
1981 Phillip Morgan
1980 Billy Martinson
1979 Dr. Joe Edmond
1978 Ray Bass
1977 Dr. Wallace Gordon
1976 Rudy Hough
1975 Aubrey Blackwell