Awards at Entomology 2017

ESA is excited to honor the below individuals that are the 2017 Award Winners. 
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HONORARY MEMBERS
Gene Kritsky
Roger Moon
Robert N. Wiedenmann

ESA FELLOWS
Nora J. Besansky
Lincoln P. Brower
Yves Carriere
Mustapha Debboun
Michael Engel
Bernd Heinrich
Richard L. Lindroth
Sally Rockey
Guy Smagghe
Marla Spivak

ESA PROFESSIONAL AWARDS
Elizabeth (Betsy) Beers, Award for Excellence in Integrated Pest Management (sponsored by Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc.)
Carol Black, Distinguished Achievement Award in Extension
David Smitley, Distinguished Achievement Award in Horticultural Entomology
Wyatt Hoback, Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching
Alvin M. Simmons, Recognition Award in Entomology
Subba Reddy Palli, Nan-Yao Su Award for Innovation and Creativity in Entomology
Mariana Federica Wolfner, Recognition Award in Insect Physiology, Biochemistry, and Toxicology (sponsored by Apex Bait Technologies, Inc.)
Brian T. Forschler, Recognition Award in Urban Entomology (sponsored by S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.)
Michael S. Engel, Thomas Say Award

EARLY CAREER PROFESSIONAL AWARDS
Justin George, Henry & Silvia Richard Research Grant
Joshua Benoit, Early Career Innovation Award
Nancy Miorelli, Early Career Professional Outreach and Public Engagement Award
Kelly Hamby, Early Career Professional Extension Award
Daniel R. Swale, Early Career Professional Research Award
Erika Machtinger, Early Career Teaching Award

ESA CERTIFICATION AWARDS
Rebecca Baldwin, Distinguished Service Award to the Certification Program
Alan Feuer, ACE Professional Award

ENTOMOLOGICAL FOUNDATION AWARDS
Lara Guerra, President’s Prizes for Outstanding Achievement in Primary Education
Gregory Bisbee, President’s Prizes for Outstanding Achievement in Secondary Education
Andrine Shufran, Foundation Medal of Honor

JOHN HENRY COMSTOCK AWARDS
Flor Edith Acevedo, Eastern Branch
Chong Chin Heo, Southwestern Branch
Amelia Lindsey, Pacific Branch
Ashley Mortensen, Southeastern Branch
Kayla I. Perry, North Central Branch
Isobel Ronai, International Branch

ESA STUDENT AWARDS
John Gordy, The Larry Larson Graduate Student Award for Leadership in Applied Entomology
Isobel Ronai, Lillian & Alex Feir Graduate Student Travel Award in Insect Physiology, Biochemistry, or Molecular Biology
Alix Whitener, Student Activity Award (sponsored by Monsanto Company
Lina Bernaola, ESA Student Certification Award (sponsored by PestWest Environmental Science)