Clarke Cosgrove Award

Deadline for Nominations is
December 31, 2022

AIS members are encouraged to nominate active youth in their Regions for the Clarke Cosgrove Memorial Award for Youth Achievement. Any AIS member may nominate any AIS youth member.

A youth may be nominated by more than one person, or by someone from another region. With the nomination, please include the youth's age and region of membership.

Outline his/her activities following the guidelines below. If you need a list of the youth's activities, call a club officer, your club's Youth Advisor, a close relative, or the youth themselves.

-- Growing a fine iris garden
-- Actively hybridizing
-- Writing for an iris publication
-- Helping an iris organization through a commitment or activity
-- Visiting local iris gardens
-- Attending regional or national conventions
-- Studying to be an AIS judge
-- Promoting irises and/or the AIS to others
-- Signing up new AIS members
-- Competing enthusiastically in shows
-- Experimenting with irises
-- Showing an interest in the various iris classes and sized
-- Demonstrating leadership skills

End with some of your nominee's personal attributes. Typed or handwritten nominations are acceptable. Please limit text to two pages.

Mail or email your entries to:
Cheryl Deaton
27218 Walnut Springs
Canyon Country, CA 91351
NOTE: You may email your nominations. Please send it as an attachment.

The Dr. J. Clarke Cosgrove winners are announced at the AIS National Convention.