Award of Excellence

The Award of Excellence is given for inspirational leadership in the fishery profession and substantial achievements for AFS and the fisheries resource. The recipients must have effectively communicated their work at the national and/or international level. The Award of Excellence is given for cumulative accomplishments rather than a singular effort as recognized by the Award of Merit. Past award recipients are listed below.

Year
Inductees
2011 a. Ken I. Cullis
b. Wes Porak
2010

a. Ken Bovee
b. Mike Allen
c. Randy Schultz

2009
David Bennett
2008
Robert Arlinghaus and Ian Cowx
2007
a. James Cowan
b. Roy Williams
2006
Jerry Rasmussen
2005
a. Gene Gilliland
b. Scott Hinch, Anthony Farrell, Mike Healey, Steve Cooke
2004
Don Duff
2003
No recipient
2002
Southern Illinois University student subunit
2001
No recipient
2000
Steve Quinn, Steve LaMere
1999
P. Jack Wingate
1998
No recipient
1997
Don Jackson
1996
No recipient
1995
Hal Schramm
1994
No recipient
1993
Dick Anderson
1992
No recipient
1991
No recipient