• Tom Samples Professional of the Year

    Nomination Form
  • One of the most prestigious and highest recognitions bestowed on a Tennessee turfgrass professional by the Tennessee Turfgrass Association is the Tom Samples Professional of the Year Award. Each year TTA members are given the opportunity to nominate those who they feel have made contributions to the turfgrass industry.

    Criteria for Consideration

    1. Information on this form will be the sole basis for judging and all data contained on the form itself will be considered.
    2. Nominees should be an active and in good standing member of the Tennessee Turfgrass Association.
    3. All nominations will be reviewed by the awards committee, which will make a recommendation for approval by the TTA board of directors.
    4. All nominations should reach the association office no later than October 1.

    How to Apply

    1. Please type or print legibly your answers.
    2. You will be asked to describe why the nominee should receive this award. You may type or print it below or attach another document to this form.
    3. Mail the application and all attachments to Tennessee Turfgrass Association, 400 Franklin Rd, Franklin, TN 37069 or email to awards@ttaonline.org no later than September 1.
  • Recommendation

    In 350 words or less, describe why you think this person deserves to be nominated. You may also type in a separate document and attach it.

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