Scott Zanon Receives Silver Award of Achievement
Friday, June 26, 2015
Ohio Turfgrass Foundation member Scott A. Zanon received the
Garden Writers Association Silver Award of Achievement for Writing - Book (technical/reference). This
national award recognizes individuals and companies who achieve the highest
levels of talent and professionalism in garden communications.
received the Silver Award of Achievement for his book entitled Landscaping with Trees in the Midwest – A Guide for
Residential & Commercial Properties, Ohio University Press.
an accomplished and long-time gardener. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree
in both Agronomy (turfgrass science) and Horticulture (landscape horticulture)
from The Ohio State University. He resides in the Columbus (Ohio) suburb of
Upper Arlington, a Tree City USA community where he tends to his vegetable,
herb, and perennial gardens. He is currently a member of the Upper Arlington
City Tree Commission and was the long-time Chair of the Ohio State
Golf Club. Professional memberships include the American Horticultural Society,
Chadwick Arboretum, Garden Writers Association, Ohio Chapter-International
Society of Arboriculture, Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association, Ohio
Turfgrass Foundation, and the Perennial Plant Association.
early 1980s, the GWA Media Awards program has recognized outstanding writing,
photography, graphic design and illustration for books, newspaper stories,
magazine articles and other works focused on gardening. In recent years, the
awards program has expanded to include on-air talent, production and direction
for radio, television, video, Internet and other electronic media.
GWA is an
international organization of more than 1,400 professional communicators in the
lawn and garden industry.