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2020 Search for Excellence Winners

Local Service Project Winners


Hamilton County – McCoy Farm and Garden Butterfly Waystation and Cottage Garden

Educational Program

Williamson County – Library Series Talks

Written Material

Knox County – Hardin Valley Elementary Learning Garden Youth (3-Way Tie) Greene County – Boys and Girls Club Educational Demonstration Garden

Hamilton County – Youth Adventures Day Camp Sevier County – Junior Lunch and Learn Series

Check out this YouTube video of all 6 winners!

Interested in getting in some early hours for 2021? Well, this YouTube Playlist is for you! It is a compilation of a whole summer of 2020 on-site tours and visits with EMGs and agents around Tennessee!

Outstanding Individual and Partner Awards

2020 Outstanding Individual Master Gardener Award

  • Lecia Anderson
  • Bobbi Heneisen
  • Carol Mathews

2020 Outstanding Contributing Partner Award

  • Sevier County Fair and Fairgrounds
  • Chattanooga Area Food Bank

Our First Ever TEMG Coordinators of Excellence Awards

Early Stage Coordinator of Excellence – Rachel Painter

Experienced Coordinator of Excellence – Dr. Chris Cooper

Rural Coordinator of Excellence – Alan Bruhin

Urban Coordinator of Excellence – Tom Stebbins