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Young Nursery Professional of the Year

Farm Credit LogoThe Farm Credit/ FNGLA Young Nursery Professional of the Year Award is an established partnership between Farm Credit Associations of Florida and FNGLA.

Award Criteria: This award is presented to an FNGLA member who is under 39 and has made an outstanding contribution to the industry. This award is sponsored annually by Farm Credit Associations of Florida.

 

2017 Recipient

Mike Tevelonis, Botanics Wholesale

Mike possesses an incredible work ethic. Whether he’s pushing sales at Botanics Wholesale where he serves as Vice President, raising funds for the National Horticulture Foundation through the Dick Fuhr Fishing Tournament, or as an Eagle Scout, encouraging and teaching young scouts, Mike shines as a likeable leader, intelligent businessman and committed industry professional.


2016 Recipient

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Tristen Bowen
Marriott Vacation Club
Orlando, FL

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2015 Recipient

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Richard May
May Nursery, Inc.
Havana, FL

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2014 Recipient

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Ty Strode
Agri-Starts, Inc.
Apopka, FL

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2013 Recipient

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Jenn Helms-Shelley
Railroad Nursery, Inc.
Homestead, FL

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2012 Recipient

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T. Jay Higgins
Sun-Fire Nurseries


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2011 Recipient

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Jennifer Parrish, FCHP
Farm Credit of Central Florida


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2010 Recipient

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Alex Fell
Kraft Gardens, Ft. Pierce, FL

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2009
Halsey Beshears, FCHP, of Simpson Nurseries

2008
Ila Levin Locke of Hoodridge Unlimited, Inc.

2007
Erik Tietig

2006
Robert Shoelson, FCLC

2005
Robert Edward "Bobby" Lee

2004
Michael Marshall

2003
William H. Reeve IV

2002
Steve Brown

2001
J.C. Diem

2000
Monty Knox

1999
Robert Bernecker

1998
Elizabeth Stevens

1997
John Guglielmi

1996
Nancy McDonald

1995
Don Williams