Perkins Award Winners

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R. MARLIN PERKINS WINNERS




R. Marlin Perkins Award Recipients

The Association established this award in honor of R. Marlin Perkins for members of the AZA who have provided professional excellence during their zoo/aquarium career. No more than one award is presented each year, and only when a deserving candidate is nominated. The recipient must show excellent and unstinting service to AZA; be strongly committed to the causes of education, conservation, scientific investigation, and recreation as part of zoo and aquarium activities; make outstanding contributions to the zoo and aquarium profession and/or its science or technology; and show steadfast resolve in furthering the purposes of AZA and the mission of zoos and aquariums.

Listed below are the recipients of this award.

2010

Karen Sausman

2008

Jack Hanna

2005

Ted A. Beattie

2004

Clayton F. Freiheit

2003

Charles H. Hoessle

2001

Dr. Murray E. Fowler

1999

William P. Braker

1998

Kurt Benirschke, Ph. D.

1997

John H. Prescott

1996

Lester E. Fisher, DVM

1995

George B. Rabb, Ph.D.

1994

Robert O. Wagner

1991

Ulysses S. Seal, Ph.D.

1990

Paul S. Chaffee, DVM

1989

Roger Conant, Ph.D.

1986

William G. Conway

1984

Theodore Reed, DVM

1982

Charles R. Schroeder, DVM

1978

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