The Samuel L. Postlethwait Award is for excellence in teaching in one’s institution and/or for recognition of service and contributions to botanical education, which may include service to the BSA Teaching Section.
The Postlethwait Award is to a Teaching Section member under the following criteria:
- Facilitation of student learning and appreciation of botany.
- Demonstrates innovation in the teaching of botany.
- Demonstrates enthusiasm for student success in the acquisition of botanical knowledge.
- Dedication to plant science education.
This award is now closed for 2023. Please check back in early 2024 to apply for next year's award.
Appendix: Past Recipients of the Postlewait Award
1998 - David W. Kramer
2013 - Jim Wandersee
2014 - Marsh Sundberg
2015 - Donna Hazlewood
2016 - Baker Stokes
2017 - Phil Gibson
2018 - Madhav Nepal
2019 - Bruce Cahoon
2020 - Covid Pause
2021 - Pause, Review, and Renewal
2022 - Melanie DeVore
2023 - Janelle M. Burke